flaperon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of flap +‎ aileron

Noun[edit]

flaperon (plural flaperons)

  1. (aviation, aeronautics, aircraft) An aircraft control surface at the trailing edge of a wing that acts as an aileron (controlling movement around the longitudinal axis) and a flap (changing the chord line of the wing, thus affecting the angle of attack).

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flaperon m (plural flaperons)

  1. flaperon