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Balance circuit – Aerospace Dictionary

balance circuit –  In a WCS, subsystem which prevents, or warns of impending lateral asymmetry due to unbalanced
weapon load

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Balance beam – Aerospace Dictionary

balance beam – Large SLAR antenna arranged axially above fuselage on centreline with mass disposed fore and
aft of c.g.

 

 

 

 

 

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Balance area – Aerospace Dictionary

balance area –  In aerodynamically balanced control surface, projected area ahead of hinge axis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Balance – Aerospace Dictionary

balance –  1 State of equilibrium attained by aircraft or spacecraft. 2 Mechanism for supporting object under test in windtunnel and for measuring forces and moments experienced by it due to gas flow.
3 Mass or aerodynamic surface intended to reduce hinge moment of control surface.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Baker-Nunn  -Aerospace Dictionary

Baker-Nunn  – Large optical camera used for tracking objects in space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bake out – Aerospace Dictionary

bake out –  In high-vacuum technology, heating to promote degassing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bakelite – Aerospace Dictionary

Bakelite –  Trade name for a phenol-formaldehyde resin plastic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bailout bottle – Aerospace Dictionary

bailout bottle –  Emergency personal oxygen supply, usually high-pressure gox, attached to aircrew harness or
ejection seat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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