Definition of planform in English:


Line breaks: plan|form
Pronunciation: /ˈplanfɔːm


  • The shape or outline of an aircraft wing as projected upon a horizontal plane.
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    • I instantly looked up to see the planform on the lead aircraft (which was breaking left), covering up my entire windshield and half of the canopy!
    • The planform is similar to that of the Talon, but virtually everything else has changed.
    • The shadow cast by the craft's planform in the photo dramatizes the strange design.

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