Definition of Horizontal tail

1. Noun. The horizontal stabilizer and elevator in the tail assembly of an aircraft.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horizontal Tail

horizontal overlap
horizontal parallax
horizontal part of duodenum
horizontal part of facial canal
horizontal plane
horizontal plate of palatine bone
horizontal resorption
horizontal run
horizontal section
horizontal stabiliser
horizontal stabilizer
horizontal surface
horizontal tail (current term)
horizontal transmission
horizontal vertigo
horizontalis
horizontalism
horizontalist
horizontalists
horizontalities
horizontality
horizontalization
horizontalize
horizontalized
horizontalizes
horizontalizing
horizontally

Literary usage of Horizontal tail

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1. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1909)
"A curved aeroplane with means for changing its curvature said aeroplane having at Us rear a horizontal tail-surface, with means for swinging It vertically, ..."

2. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"... to the path of travel, and a horizontal tail-surface approximate to the rear of said aeroplane, with means for vertically swinging said tati-sur- face. ..."

3. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1911)
"To the rear of the horizontal tail is hinged the horizontal rudder, or " elevator," and to the rear of the vertical tail the vertical rudder. ..."

4. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1910)
"horizontal tail. (The tail moves as a whole and is pivoted on a universal joint It moves ... Edge view of horizontal tail. D Engine K. Propeller. F, Petrol. ..."

5. Learning to Fly in the U. S. Army: A Manual of Aviation Practice by Elisha Noel Fales (1917)
"... tioned must be met by a strong opposite righting force, and this latter is furnished by the horizontal tail surface. In the angle of equilibrium of 2° ..."

6. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"Two small, triangular vertical rudders, one above and the other below the horizontal tail plane, are hinged to the rear edges of two triangular stabilizing ..."

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