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A Method of Making a Variable Camber Control Surface

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Patent Application]

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Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport

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A variable camber wing for mounting to a vehicle chassis has an actuator shaft and a static pin extending from the chassis. The wings nose segment defines a proximal edge and a distal edge and has a channel therethrough between the proximal and distal edges, an arcuate aperture therethrough aft of the channel, and a second aperture therethrough aft of the arcuate aperture. The wing has a first linkage defining a clevis on a proximal end and hingeably connected to the nose segment. The clevis can rotatably engage with the static pin extending through the arcuate aperture. A second linkage defines a second clevis on a proximal end and a distal edge. The second linkage is configured to hingeably connect to the first linkage.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

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[A, Approved For Public Release]