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What Is An Augmentor Flap And What Plans Use Them?  
User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7458 posts, RR: 60
Posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 4363 times:
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And can anyone post a photo of them?

Just then I thought I hada good understanding of Kruegers, slats and flaps, I ran across this term on some random site.

Any pointers to what this is? Thank you.

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User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2404 posts, RR: 24
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4321 times:

From what I can establish it is an experimental system used to try and keep laminar flow over the flaps:

Other systems include jet flow, such as on the An-72/74, and blown flaps that use engine bleed to augment the airflow.

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