Frise Aileron

Technology / Aviation / Frise Aileron: A type of aileron that has a beveled leading edge projecting beyond its inset hinges. When lowered, it forms an extension of the wing surface: when raised, its nose protrudes below the wing, increasing DRAG and reducing YAW. Named for its inventor, British engineer Leslie George Frise.

Frise Aileron

Technology / Aviation / Frise Aileron: A type of aileron that has a beveled leading edge projecting beyond its inset hinges. When lowered, it forms an extension of the wing surface: when raised, its nose protrudes below the wing, increasin MORE

Aileron

Technology / Aviation / Aileron: The movable areas of a wingform that control or affect the roll of an aircraft by working opposite one another—up-aileron on the right wing and down-aileron on the left wing. French: aileron small w MORE

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