Meaning of flexwing in English:


Pronunciation /ˈflɛkswɪŋ/


  • A collapsible fabric delta wing, as used in hang-gliders.

    as modifier ‘a flexwing microlight’
    • ‘New, advanced, high performance gliders will cost around 4,000 for a flexwing and up to 7,000 for a rigid wing model.’
    • ‘My first instinct in roll, carried over from flexwings, was to ‘weight shift’ excessively.’
    • ‘Setup time for the A-model was on par with other flexwing pilots, C-model takes 10 minutes or so longer to set up.’
    • ‘If a flexwing is to turn efficiently, the angle between trike and wing needs to be 90 degrees.’