Lift Enhancement Device.
Patent, Filed 30 Jan 92, patented 13 Jul 93,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.