HyperDic: tailplane

English > 1 sense of the word tailplane:
NOUNartifacttailplane, horizontal stabilizer, horizontal stabiliserthe horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged
English > tailplane: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged.
Synonymshorizontal stabilizer, horizontal stabiliser
Part ofhorizontal tailThe horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the tail assembly of an aircraft
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishestabilizador horizontal, plano fijo horizontal

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