Frise aileron

noun
\ ˈfrēz- How to pronounce Frise aileron (audio) \

Definition of Frise aileron

: an aileron having a nose portion projecting ahead of the hinge axis and a lower surface in line with the lower surface of the wing

First Known Use of Frise aileron

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Frise aileron

after Leslie George Frise †1979 English engineer and aircraft designer, who developed it

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The first known use of Frise aileron was circa 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Frise aileron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Frise%20aileron. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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