simple flaps

simple flaps

simple flaps
Wing flaps hinged to the trailing edge of the wings, without an intervening slot. The downward movement increases the camber and, in turn, both the lift and the drag.
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Such sensors could be instrumental in future turbine blades that have "control surfaces" and simple flaps like those on an airplane's wings to change the aerodynamic characteristics of the blades for better control.