slotted airfoil

slotted airfoil

An airfoil having a fixed slot. See slot (i).
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They tested a slotted airfoil with a flattened forward camber, a blunt nose, and a slim cambered section behind the slot.
That particular feature of slotted airfoils was used to help Cessna tame the original Model 177 Cardinal, which the factory determined needed some extra pitch authority.