- (of an airplane) having wings whose horizontal angle to the fuselage centerline can be adjusted fore and aft to optimize aerodynamic performance at widely differing speeds.
Origin of swing-wing
First recorded in 1965–70
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- of or relating to a variable-geometry aircraft
- such an aircraft
- either wing of such an aircraft