Wineman Technology built an initial, small-scale FCIL control system for testing the lower body flap, which controls pitch and is one of seven total control surfaces for the complete Dream Chaser iron bird.
What does BF stand for?
BF stands for Body Flap
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- Blood Flow
- Blood Furnace (gaming, World of Warcraft)
- Bloody Fool
- Blue Faction (gaming clan)
- Blue Falcon (Dyno-Mutt)
- Blue Film
- Board Foot
- Boba Fett (Star Wars character)
- Body Fat (health statistic)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The first foam fragment came off at 24 seconds after lift-off and appeared to hit the tip of the body flap.
All you do is pull back the body flap, and insert the fuel hose into the swivel-cap covered pipe.
Preparation is under way for body flap installation next week.
Body flap preparations are nearing completion, and installation is scheduled for late next week.
Work continues to reinstall both the body flap and the rudder speed brake.
During the modification period, the body flap was removed from the vehicle and extensive work was performed.
Major changes to the orbiter include: the installation of debris sensors in the wing leading edges; the addition of the Orbiter Boom Sensor System, which will attach to the Shuttle arm to inspect the thermal protection system; an upgraded cockpit display; refurbishment of the rudder speed brake and its attaching hardware; refurbishment of the body flap and its attaching hardware; thicker windows to provide a higher safety margin; and a significantly higher- than-normal tile and thermal blanket replacement because of modifications.