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WING BUTT RIB [1 record]

Record 1 2010-06-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Airframe
DEF

A compression rib at the root of an aerofoil, or at the point of attachment to the centre section of a wing.

CONT

The wing butt rib is normally the heavily stressed rib section at the inboard end of the wing near the attachment point to the fuselage. Depending on its location and method of attachment, a butt rib may be called a bulkhead rib or a compression rib, if it is designed to receive compression loads that tend to force the wing spars together.

OBS

root rib: term standardized by ISO.

Key term(s)
  • wing root rib

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cellule d'aéronefs
OBS

nervure : Élément d'aile placé dans le sens du déplacement de l'avion et conférant à l'aile le profil aérodynamique choisi par l'ingénieur.

OBS

emplanture : Zone de raccordement de l'aile au fuselage.

OBS

nervure d'emplanture : terme normalisé par l'ISO.

OBS

nervure d'emplanture : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Maintenance.

Spanish

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