Werner Krüger

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Werner Krüger (born 23 November 1910 in Kolberg; died 21 October 2003 in Göttingen) was a German engineer.


Krüger invented Krueger flap in 1943 and evaluated them in the wind tunnels in Göttingen (Aerodynamische Versuchsanstalt, AVA) in 1944. Krueger flaps are lift enhancement devices that may be fitted to the leading edge of an aircraft wing.

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