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Ailerons are the control surfaces on the wing that provide roll control.

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How much could you increase lift using ailerons alone?

If a plane had ailerons that could be moved in the same direction, could the lift be increased by a non-negligible amount?
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How does corrugated skin influence the effectiveness of ailerons?

Recently I found a paper about incorporating corrugated skins in aircraft called 'Corrugated composite structures for aircraft morphing skin applications' by C. Thill, J.A. Etches, I.P. Bond, K.D. ...
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