delta wing

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an airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle

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During a two-hour-20-minute visit to the sprawling Yarl's Wood complex in Bedfordshire, they were first treated to tea and biscuits before being led past the site where Charlie and Delta wings stood before the ``explosion'' of Valentine's Day violence last year.
The aircraft motif of Firebird I is evident in the car's "needle" nose, delta wings, vertical tail fin and plastic bubble cockpit.
Its large delta wings contain massive fuel tanks which hold 26,350 gallons of highly explosive jet fuel.
Black and stubby, just a huge engine sprouting modified delta wings, the D-21 was built during the 1960s and kept secret during its entire service life.