landing flap

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Noun1.landing flap - a flap on the underside of the wing that is lowered to slow the plane for landing
flaps, flap - a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; used to increase lift or drag
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One, carrying two hydrogen bombs, reported an oil leak in its left landing flap.
For certain aircraft this amendment requires a conversion of the aircraft configuration or modification of the warning horn system of the landing gear and revision of the AFM to specify flaps 10 degrees as a normal landing flap configuration.
Thomson Airways flight TOM6555 from Tenerife was approaching Cardiff during the early hours of Saturday morning when the pilot told his passengers there was a problem with the landing flaps.

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