Accession Number:

ADD015868

Title:

Lift Enhancement Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 30 Jan 92, patented 13 Jul 93,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-07-13

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

A lift enhancing device for an inextensible, membraneous wing is disclosed. The device comprises the forced reattachment of a section of the trailing edge back to the trailing edge so that a warp is introduced therein. The section is reattached with flexible tape to allow oscillation of the section, and increased lift from the wing, at prescribed airspeeds.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE