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In the sketches below one sees a wide-body twin engine airliner, the Boeing 767, along with a rather strange-looking configuration featuring a canard near the nose instead of the horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the empennage at the tail...
There must be a good reason, for we find that throughout the history of aviation, the Canard Configuration has been more popular than most people think. To answer the question and thus solve the Canard Advantage puzzle, solvers might begin by studying seventy canard aircraft...
On the other hand, sophisticated solvers might analyze the forces acting on an aircraft in flight.