Monoplane

An aircraft with one set of wings.

Early monoplane designs used wire braces or rigid struts to improve the strength of the wing.


High-Wing Monoplane

An aircraft which has its single wing mounted high on the fuselage.

Low-Wing Monoplane

An aircraft which has its single wing mounted low on the fuselage.

Mid-Wing Monoplane

An aircraft which has its single wing mounted in a mid-position on the fuselage.


See also: Aircraft, Biplane, Parasol Monoplane, Triplane.

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