wing fillet

wing fillet

wing fillet
A streamlined fairing between a wing and the fuselage to smoothen the airflow and to minimize interference drag. Pronounced “fill-it.” See also fillet.
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Fred Osborne, former NCO, Sheldon Ihave been following with great interest the articles about the Spitfires and I was one of the workers who actually used to rivet the wing fillet which was part of the plane.