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LIFT DUMPER [1 record]

Record 1 2016-03-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Airframe
  • Aerodynamics and Theory of Gases
DEF

A device, normally located on the top of the wing, for changing the airflow around a wing to reduce lift.

CONT

Pilots deploy spoilers when they land so that the airplane is no longer "lifted" into the air.

CONT

In aeronautics a spoiler (sometimes called a lift dumper) is a device intended to reduce lift ...

OBS

lift dumper: term standardized by ISO.

OBS

spoiler: term officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Key term(s)
  • wing lift spoiler
  • winglift spoiler

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cellule d'aéronefs
  • Théorie des gaz et aérodynamique
DEF

Dispositif aérodynamique provoquant une diminution de la portance d'une voilure [...]

OBS

destructeur de portance : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

OBS

déporteur; destructeur de portance : termes uniformisés par les Comités d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Maintenance et Opérations aériennes.

OBS

spoiler; déporteur : termes uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI).

OBS

spoiler : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Célula de aeronaves
  • Aerodinámica y teoría de los gases
OBS

expoliador; disruptor aerodinámico: términos aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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