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Related to dive brake: dive flaps
A flap that can be extended on an aircraft to increase drag and reduce the speed of descent.
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1. (Aeronautics) a flap or spoiler extended from the wings of a ground-attack aircraft for controlling a dive
2. (Aeronautics) another name for air brake
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|Noun||1.||dive brake - a small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft|
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