Commentary

March 2014 Issue

Gap Seal Mods: Improved Handling

Initially promoted as a speed mod, aileron and flap gap seals should give a small improvement in cruise, but the major benefit is in roll rate and handling..

Pilots have been looking for ways to make their airplanes faster and more efficient since there has been airplane ownership. One of the long-targeted spots for aerodynamic clean up has been the gap between the trailing edge of the wing and the ailerons and flaps.

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