drooped ailerons

plural noun

Definition of drooped ailerons

: hinged trailing-edge flag-type ailerons so rigged that both right and left ailerons have a positive downward deflection of 10 to 15 degrees with the control column in the neutral position

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“Drooped ailerons.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drooped%20ailerons. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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