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horizontal stabilizer

noun, Aeronautics
1.
the horizontal surface, usually fixed, of an aircraft empennage, to which the elevator is hinged.
Also called, especially British, tail plane.
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horizontal stabilizer

noun
1.
the US name for tailplane
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