Escape spoiler | Article about escape spoiler by The Free Dictionary
An aerodynamic baffle extended upstream of the crew escape door or the chute to block airflow.
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The aircraft's escape spoiler
, a device used to block wind and allow evacuees to jump clear of an in-flight aircraft, was not working.