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trailing edge flap [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Airframe
  • Aircraft Maneuvers
DEF

Airfoil trailing edge sections that increase the camber of the airfoil, increasing both the lift and the drag when bent down or extended.

OBS

The advantage of the trailing edge flap over the leading edge slats or flaps is that the attitude of the aeroplane on the glidepath is more nose-down, with improved vision for the pilot.

OBS

trailing-edge flap: term standardized by ISO.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Cellule d'aéronefs
  • Manœuvres d'aéronefs
DEF

Volet articulé situé dans la partie arrière de l'aile, qui s'incline vers le bas pour accroître la portance de l'avion au décollage.

OBS

volet de bord de fuite : terme normalisé par l'ISO et uniformisé les Comités d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes et Maintenance.

Spanish

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