vertical stabilizer


noun Aeronautics.

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

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