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Aileron
Hinged control surface located at the trailing edge of each wing, that provides control of the airplane about the roll axis. Ailerons move in opposite directions in order to provide lift on one wing and the opposite force on the other, in the process "rolling" the aircraft in the direction of the wing with the raised aileron.


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