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Synonyms for dive brake
a small parachute or articulated flap to reduce the speed of an aircraft
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Substituting airplane flaps for glider dive brakes
or spoilers, airplane pilots have same three tools glider pilots use to make adjustments to approach and landing angles.
Then I had to throttle back a little farther and open up the dive brakes
to bring her down to about 500 feet,'' he recalled.