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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE