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|Title||Wing Pitch Angle Control Device|
|Description|| A wing using this invention is distinctly different from other wings that have been made in that it is completely self contained, solid state, and requires no actuators inside the fuselage. A torque plate allows it to be stowed and extended without the complication of mechanical linkages. Also, the use of low-cost actuator materials may bring down the price of such flight control devices. Currently, other all-moving fins use hydraulic or electromechanical actuators that occupy fuselage volume, are slow, and consume large amounts of power. This torque plate wing, developed by a researcher at the University of Maryland, College Park’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, is lighter, less costly, faster, and smaller.|
|Patent Status||U.S. Patent #5,440,193 issued for this technology|
|License Status||An exclusive or nonexclusive license is available for this technology|
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