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(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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|Noun||1.||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
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tailplane[ˈteɪlˌpleɪn] n (Aer) → stabilizzatore m
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