Fowler flap

noun
Fow·​ler flap | \ "- \

Definition of Fowler flap

: an extensible trailing-edge flap that in the deflected position exposes a slot in the airplane wing

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History and Etymology for Fowler flap

after Harlan D. Fowler, 20th century American aeronautical designer

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“Fowler flap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fowler%20flap. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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