Leading edge (disambiguation)

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Leading edge is the part of an aerofoil or wing which leads in movement through the air.

Leading edge may also refer to:


  • Leading edge cuff, a fixed aerodynamic device employed on fixed-wing aircraft to modify the airfoil
  • Leading-edge extension, a small extension to an aircraft wing surface, forward of the leading edge
  • Leading edge inflatable kite, a single skin kite with inflatable bladders providing structure
  • Leading-edge slats, aerodynamic surfaces on the leading edge of the wings of fixed-wing aircraft
  • Leading edge slot, aerodynamic features of the wing of some airplanes to reduce the stall speed and promote good low-speed handling qualities



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