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

Word History


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

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Frise aileron was circa 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Frise aileron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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