horizontal tail


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Noun1.horizontal tail - the horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the tail assembly of an aircraft
elevator - the airfoil on the tailplane of an aircraft that makes it ascend or descend
horizontal stabiliser, horizontal stabilizer, tailplane - the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged
stabilizer - airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft
empennage, tail assembly, tail - the rear part of an aircraft
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To be short, then, a whale is a spouting fish with a horizontal tail.
The Zodiac also has significant design problems with a new canopy design that does not meet FAA standards and, if it comes open in flight, will block the airflow over the horizontal tail resulting in inability to control the aircraft.
Pneumatic boots are used to de-ice the horizontal tail.
The vehicle features a wide rendition of Kia's Tiger Nose corporate grille, mounted below a pair of elongated headlights, while the rear end has a roof-mounted spoiler, thin horizontal tail lamps and flared wheel arches.
Sections including the aft and forward fuselage, vertical and horizontal tail, main landing gear doors, engine pylons and inner flaps reached the A320 Family Final Assembly Line China in Tianjin on 2 August 2014.
The solar PV cells on the wings and horizontal tail of the plane will supply sufficient energy to complete the fuel cell power for takeoff and for on-board power supply.
Look for a bright object resembling a fuzzy star with a large horizontal tail tapering off to the right of the comet's head.
LE BOURGET, France -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics recently awarded Smiths Aerospace a contract for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Horizontal Tail Centering Actuator used in the flight control actuation system.
The model features a more upscale design characterised by elongated headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, a hexagonal grille and a sculpted hood, a rear with horizontal tail lamps, discreet spoiler integrated into the trunk lid, and interiors with a more upright and slightly driver-oriented centre console and a new three-spoke multi-function steering wheel.
The simulation tools will be used in paint applications and stealth coatings for a variety of F-35 JSF components, including the wing, aft fuselage, forward fuselage, horizontal tail, and vertical tail, as well as multiple small panels and doors.
The vehicle features a front fascia with Kia's Tiger Nose corporate grille mounted below a pair of elongated headlights, while the rear end has a roof-mounted spoiler and thin horizontal tail lamps.
The agreement between Airbus and DHL features general cargo and major aircraft components including rear fuselage, forward fuselage, wings, and the vertical as well as horizontal tail plane.

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