airfoil

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component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity aerodynamic lift , lift
airfoil that controls lateral motion aileron
acute angle between the direction of the undisturbed relative wind and the chord of an airfoil angle of attack
rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor anti-torque rotor , tail rotor
arched surface of airfoil, road, ship deck camber
airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend elevator
movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag flap , flaps
horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged horizontal stabiliser , horizontal stabilizer , tailplane
forward edge of an airfoil leading edge
long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air rotary wing , rotor blade
hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes rudder
airfoil mounted on the rear of a car to reduce lift at high speeds spoiler
hinged airfoil on the upper surface of an aircraft wing that is raised to reduce lift and increase drag spoiler
airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft stabilizer
rear edge of an airfoil trailing edge
vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft vertical tail
linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil wingspan , wingspread
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