deceleron


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deceleron

[dē′sel·ə‚rän]
(aerospace engineering)
A lateral control surface of an airplane that is divided so as to combine the functions of an airbrake and an aileron.
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deceleron

An aileron speed brake used especially on certain types of jet aircraft. Also known as a crocodile.
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