Brown Cardboard Biplane Fold-up Model Overview
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other. The first powered, controlled aeroplane to fly, the Wright Flyer, used a biplane wing arrangement, as did many aircraft in the early years of aviation. While a biplane wing structure has a structural advantage over a monoplane, it produces more drag than a similar unbraced or cantilever monoplane wing. Improved structural techniques, better materials and the quest for greater speed made the biplane configuration obsolete for most purposes by the late 1930s.
Biplanes offer several advantages over conventional cantilever monoplane designs: they permit lighter wing structures, low wing loading and smaller span for a given wing area. However, interference between the airflow over each wing increases drag substantially, and biplanes generally need extensive bracing, which causes additional drag. Biplanes are distinguished from tandem wing arrangements, where the wings are placed forward and aft, instead of above and below.
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A toy made of high quality corrugated board. This iconic Biplane has two sets of wings and movable propellers. Explore the Toy's many intricate parts, paint it in colour, or transform it into a bedroom decoration!
Leolandia toys are made with high quality corrugated cardboard, eco-friendly, and durable. Each product is packaged in a separate box of the same material, and includes complete instructions for assembly.
||27 x 26 x 12.5cm (10.6 x 10.2 x 4.9in
|Retail Box Size:
||28.5 cm x 22.5 cm x 2 cm
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