tailplane

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tailplane

(ˈteɪlˌpleɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) a small horizontal wing at the tail of an aircraft to provide longitudinal stability. Also called (esp US): horizontal stabilizer
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Noun1.tailplane - the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged
aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface - a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight
horizontal tail - the horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the tail assembly of an aircraft
Translations

tailplane

[ˈteɪlpleɪn] N (Aer) → plano m de cola

tailplane

[ˈteɪlˌpleɪn] n (Aer) → stabilizzatore m
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Specifically, if your arrows are flying tail left, indicating a weak spine reaction for a right-handed shooter, try one of the following solutions: use a lighter point, try composite inserts (both will make the shaft act stiffer) or reduce your draw weight a few pounds.
Among my generation of jet pilots, it was informally referred to as a flying tail.
I once spent several days trying to figure out why my arrows were flying tail low.