vertical tail


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Noun1.vertical tail - the vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft
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
rudder - a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes
empennage, tail assembly, tail - the rear part of an aircraft
tail fin, tailfin, vertical fin, vertical stabiliser, vertical stabilizer - a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
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The model features a Cadillac crest in the middle of the scalloped mesh grille; a lower grille that appears to be positioned to allow air to flow over an intercooler and vertical tail lamps integrated into the C-pillars.
The aircraft is 238 feet from nose to tail and stands 50 feet tall from the ground to the top of the vertical tail.
The tall vertical tail light clusters have been carried on from the original model, despite the design having been copied by other makers.
R&D projects underway include robotic automation technologies in the manufacturing and assembly of large composite structures such as ailerons and Vertical Tail Planes (VTPs).
Currently, R&D projects underway include robotic automation technologies in manufacturing of large structures such as Ailerons and Vertical Tail Planes.
Tiny embedded nozzles blowing air over the surface of an airplane's vertical tail fin showed that future aircraft could safely be designed with smaller tails, reducing weight and drag.
A brief summary of the integrated technology demonstrations completed by the ERA researchers: Tiny embedded nozzles blowing air over the surface of an airplane's vertical tail fin showed that future aircraft could safely be designed with smaller tails, reducing weight and drag.
Torenbeek [15] formula is used to calculate the horizontal and vertical tail weight of an aircraft
It remains a tall car, with a vertical tail, a five-door-only shape and a large glass area, bigger than before (slightly longer, wider and taller) but sitting upon the same wheelbase, so the roadway footprint remains basically unaltered.
BAE would be responsible for the front fuselage and the vertical tail on the Kuwait Typhoons, as well as some other parts -- but it is the final assembly that delivers the greatest value and will provide enough work to avert a costly line closure.
The ATS coupe uses the trademark vertical tail lamps.

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