Fowler flap

noun Fow·ler flap \"-\

Definition of Fowler flap

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

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Origin and Etymology of fowler flap

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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