Accession Number : ADD016522

Title :   Lift Enhancement Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 26 May 93, patented 9 Aug 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Greenhalgh, Samuel

Report Date : 09 Aug 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A lift enhancing device for a solid wing is disclosed. A solid wing with a swept leading edge and unswept trailing edge has a rectangular flap attached along the trailing edge. The flap can be a single segment or can be a plurality of segments joined at contiguous edges. The flap oscillates during air movement and enhances the lift produced.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *AIRFRAMES, *AERODYNAMIC LIFT, LEADING EDGES, LIFT, TRAILING EDGES, WINGS, AIR FLOW

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Fluid Mechanics
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE