wheel base

The distance between the center of the nosewheel of an aircraft and the line joining the centerline of the wheels of the main undercarriage.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • Wheel of Fortune — bezeichnet die englische Bezeichnung des Glücksspiels einen Song der Gruppe Ace of Base Wheel of Fortune (NES) ein Videospiel für den NES Siehe auch Glücksrad …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • wheel — A circular device, thin in relation to its face area, usually able to rotate about a central axle or pivot, with a durable but elastic rim or with regular teeth cut on the rim and for lightness often supported by spokes joined to the hub instead… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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