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dive brake[′dīv ‚brāk]
An air brake designed for operation in a dive; flaps at the following edge of one wing that can be extended into the airstream to increase drag and hold the aircraft to its “never exceed” dive speed in a vertical dive; used on dive bombers and sailplanes.
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