Tip Fences for Reduction of Lift- Generated Airframe Noise

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-5834
Published February 01, 2002 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Tip fences have been invented to reduce the noise generated in the airflows about the high-lift systems (the flaps and slats) of airplane wings. Tip fences also afford an important secondary benefit by increasing lift-todrag ratios.