flap station

flap station (FS)

flap station (FS)
Flap stations.
A system for designating flap locations. A flap station is measured perpendicular to the rear beam of the wing and parallel to, and outboard from, the inboard edge of the flap.
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Some makers sew the flap stations separately from the overall structure.