Leading edge (disambiguation)
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Leading edge (of wing) is the part of an aerofoil or wing which leads in movement through the air and, as a metaphor, a noun or adjective referring to state-of-the-art developments in a field (also cutting edge or bleeding edge in this context).
'Leading edge' may also refer to:
- Leading edge cuff, a fixed aerodynamic device employed on fixed-wing aircraft to modify the airfoil
- Leading edge extension, a small extension to an aircraft wing surface, forward of the leading edge
- Leading edge inflatable kite, a single skin kite with inflatable bladders providing structure
- Leading edge slats, aerodynamic surfaces on the leading edge of the wings of fixed-wing aircraft
- Leading edge slot, aerodynamic features of the wing of some airplanes to reduce the stall speed and promote good low-speed handling qualities
- Leading Edge Hardware Products, a computer manufacturer in the 1980s and 1990s
- Leading Edge Brands, soft drink marketing and manufacturing company based in Temple, Texas
- Leading Edge Group, an Australian-owned buying group
- Leading Edge Computers, an Australian computer store
- Leading Edge Sports Car Company, a British sports car company in operation from 2002 to 2005 in Norfolk, England
- Leading Edge Aviation Services
- Leading Edge (fiction magazine), speculative fiction magazine published at Brigham Young University
- The Leading Edge (geophysics), a publication of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists
- Leading Edge Model D, an IBM-clone computer released by Leading Edge in about 1986
- Leading Edge Partnership, programme for secondary schools in England
- Leading edge inflatable kite, a power kite made from ripstop nylon with an inflatable plastic bladder that spans across the front edge of the kite
- Leading edge, in electronics, the front edge of a digital signal, a particular signal edge
- Mission Leading Edge Loudspeaker, a loudspeaker made in the UK in the 1980s by Mission Electronics
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