flap hinge

flap hinge

[′flap ‚hiŋ]
(design engineering)

backflap hinge, flap hinge

A hinge having a flat plate or strap which is screwed to the face of a shutter or door.
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4 m), rotation axis--CE (~ 28%C), mass center of the model--CG (~ 42%C), flap hinge line--S (~ 70%C), model mass (M=1.
The control flap is located at the trailing edge; the control variable u will be considered as a flap hinge torque, added to aerodynamic flap torque T.
These components and assemblies include pylons, flap hinges, struts, wing fittings, landing gear parts, spars, and many others.