vortex generator(redirected from Vortex controller)
vortex generator[′vȯr‚teks ‚jen·ə‚rād·ər]
Any of the small, upright vanes that are attached to aircraft surfaces to inhibit boundary-layer separation and thereby reduce drag.
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