- of or relating to aircraft that derive lift from the motion of air over aerodynamically designed surfaces that are rigidly and permanently attached to the fuselage.
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Contemporary Examples of fixed-wing
The money was packaged in waterproof containers and thrown out of small, fixed-wing aircrafts over the ship.The Pirate Negotiator
November 14, 2013
That's precisely what would happen in Libya if the no-fly zone pertained only to fixed-wing aircraft.
That's mainly because the U.S. government said the no-fly dictum applied only to fixed-wing aircraft, not to helicopters.