taileron


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taileron

(ˈteɪlərɒn)
n
an aileron located on the tailplane of an aircraft
[a blend of tail1 (sense 4) and aileron]
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A good example of Project Partnering is the recent contract between the Tornado IPT and the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for the provision of Tornado taileron and rudder actuators.
Grooved", but the preferable latneiro is a Persian word (www.persian-language.org/english/books/france/france1.htm); Lorentias; orientals (OED oriental, often capitalised); Orleanist (OED); relations (OED relation); rotalines (OED rotaline); serotinal (OED); tailerons (OED taileron); tensorial (OED tensor); Terniolas; Tiroleans (Web3, tyrolean); Tornelias; Triolenas.
A 25th specimen turned up some while ago, TAILERONS, the plural of TAILERON, a horizontal control surface on an aircraft which can function as both elevator and aileron.