noun Aeronautics (chiefly British).
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Origin of tail plane
Words nearby tail plane
Example sentences from the Web for tail plane
The tail-plane may be mounted upon the fuselage at a wrong angle of incidence, in which case it must be corrected.
Two of them got between my gun and our tail-plane, so that they were safe from my fire.Cavalry of the Clouds|Alan Bott
Sometimes applied to the "tail-boom" framework connecting the tail-plane with the main lifting surface.
He was eventually killed through the breaking of the tail-plane of his machine in descending at a flying meeting at Bournemouth.A History of Aeronautics|E. Charles Vivian
Now line up the centre part of the main-plane with the tail-plane.