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Aircraft without a distinct tail, where pitch control and stability are supplied by the wing itself.

Flying wing aircraft do not have separate horizontal tail-planes and usually achieve pitch stability and control by means of reflex camber and wing sweep.

Examples include the Northrop YB-49, the Northrop-Grumman B-2, the Dassault nEUROn or the Sukhoi S-70.

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