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Number: 244/212
Name: Aeronautics > Aircraft sustentation > Sustaining airfoils > With lift modification > Variable > By controlling boundary layer > Having trailing edge flap
Description: Boundary layer control means in combination with a flap, the flap being (1) a section of the airfoil pivoted to the remainder of the airfoil at the trailing edge thereof, or (2) an auxiliary element pivotally attached to the airfoil at the trailing edge thereof.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8616504 Active gurney flap Dec. 31, 2013
8567727 Trailing edge flap Oct. 29, 2013
8561948 Method for ensuring the safety of an aircraft flying horizontally at low speed Oct. 22, 2013
8534612 Trailing edge flap Sep. 17, 2013
8534599 Redundant two stage electro-hydraulic servo actuator control Sep. 17, 2013
8524022 Method of manufacturing a structure Sep. 3, 2013
8511611 Slot seal Aug. 20, 2013
8424807 Track container Apr. 23, 2013
8387922 Aerodynamic element and wing with aerodynamic element, actuator-activation module, computer, computer program and method of influencing wake eddies Mar. 5, 2013
8336829 Advanced trailing edge control surface on the wing of an aircraft Dec. 25, 2012
8109473 Slotted high lift aerofoils Feb. 7, 2012
8096513 Aerodynamic flap of an aircraft having a device which influences the flap vortex Jan. 17, 2012
7992825 Control surface of aircraft Aug. 9, 2011
7891610 Rotary flap Feb. 22, 2011
7798450 Support structure for a retractable and extendable flap, and use of said structure Sep. 21, 2010
7770842 Aircraft flight control surface actuation system communication architecture Aug. 10, 2010
7766282 Trailing edge device catchers and associated systems and methods Aug. 3, 2010
7744040 Aircraft trailing edge devices, including devices with non-parallel motion paths, and associated methods Jun. 29, 2010
7726609 High-performance low-noise aircraft exhaust systems and methods Jun. 1, 2010
7484694 Aircraft wing with extendible nose flap Feb. 3, 2009
7475854 Aircraft trailing edge devices, including devices with non-parallel motion paths, and associated methods Jan. 13, 2009
7293744 Lift-flap mechanism Nov. 13, 2007
7243881 Multi-function trailing edge devices and associated methods Jul. 17, 2007
6641089 Flap arrangement for varying the aerodynamic lift generated by an aerodynamic element of an aircraft Nov. 4, 2003
6598834 Method for reducing fuel consumption in aircraft Jul. 29, 2003
6565045 Aircraft aerodynamic surface with trailing edge deflector May. 20, 2003
6450457 Fairing arrangement for an aircraft Sep. 17, 2002
6247670 Active flaperon assembly Jun. 19, 2001
6224022 Airplane high lift surface drive system May. 1, 2001
6164598 Adaptive control surface apparatus Dec. 26, 2000
6152405 Lift body having a variable camber Nov. 28, 2000
6076775 Airfoil with a landing flap having a flexible trailing edge Jun. 20, 2000
6076767 Flight control surface actuation system Jun. 20, 2000
5788190 Slotted cruise trailing edge flap Aug. 4, 1998
5655737 Split rudder control system aerodynamically configured to facilitate closure Aug. 12, 1997
5639215 Helicopter rotor equipped with flaps Jun. 17, 1997
5634613 Tip vortex generation technology for creating a lift enhancing and drag reducing upwash effect Jun. 3, 1997
5622336 Device for the protection of a control surface hinge particularly for an aircraft Apr. 22, 1997
5518210 Seal plate for aircraft movable flight control surfaces May. 21, 1996
5388788 Hinge fairings for control surfaces Feb. 14, 1995
5342004 Airfoil trailing flap Aug. 30, 1994
5253828 Concealable flap-actuated vortex generator Oct. 19, 1993
5178348 Contoured wing/flap assembly and method Jan. 12, 1993
5088665 Serrated trailing edges for improving lift and drag characteristics of lifting surfaces Feb. 18, 1992
4840331 Trailing edge flaps for aircraft wings Jun. 20, 1989
RE32907 Airfoil flap assembly with flap track member Apr. 18, 1989
4669687 Airfoil flap member with flap track member Jun. 2, 1987
4600172 Retractable rounded trailing edge for circulation control wing Jul. 15, 1986
4575030 Laminar flow control airfoil Mar. 11, 1986
4447027 Upper surface blown powered lift system for aircraft May. 8, 1984

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