US Patent No. 9,862,480

AERODYNAMIC DEVICE


Patent No. 9,862,480
Issue Date January 09, 2018
Title Aerodynamic Device
Inventorship David Brakes, Bristol (GB)
Assignee AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED, Bristol (GB)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,862,480

1. An aerodynamic device, wherein the device is a leading edge device configured for use as a leading edge device of a wing,
horizontal tailplane or vertical tailplane structure of an aircraft, the aerodynamic device having:
a spanwise length,
a chordwise width,
a leading edge section along a leading edge of the device, for being mounted to the wing, horizontal tailplane or vertical
tailplane of the aircraft, and

a trailing edge section along a trailing edge of the device, for providing a required aerodynamic profile,
wherein a first chordwise extending segment of the trailing edge section is moveable in a spanwise direction with respect
to the leading edge section or with respect to a second chordwise extending segment of the trailing edge section.