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The tail assembly of an aircraft
The feathers of an arrow or the tail fins of a bomb or rocket used to stabilize the longitudinal axis of the projectile parallel to the flight path
Aircraft tail assembly including the vertical and horizontal stabilizers, elevators, and rudders
{i} tail of an airplane (or other aircraft)
the rear part of an aircraft
French term adopted by English to describe all the tail surfaces, both horizontal and vertical, of an aeroplane Press 'Back' to return
plural of empennage