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vertical stabilizer

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noun Aeronautics.
  1. the fixed vertical surface of an aircraft empennage, to which the rudder is hinged.
Also called fin, vertical fin.
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British Dictionary definitions for vertical stabilizer

vertical stabilizer

noun
  1. the US name for fin 1 (def. 3a)
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