Example: The contribution of zero-lift drag from wing, fuselage and tailplane
was plotted in Excel (Fig.
Without any warning, the tailplane
detached from the aircraft and control was lost.
Some companies replaced depleted uranium in tailplanes
and it is difficult for us to find out how many and which planes were altered.
He said the tailplane
of Mr Askew's glider was underneath Mr Andrews' aircraft and smashed off part of a wing.
There was a whopping great hole in my starboard tailplane
In his last appointment at Airbus, he was director of the A380 program where he delivered the A380 Vertical Tailplane
Contract Awarded for Hawk Tailplane
Fatigue Testing Extension
IT'LL NEVER FLY Wingtip embedded in tailplane
I fitted the tailplane
to the fuselage along with two other men who had been seconded from the RAF.
This caused a sudden change in gravity and the plane to rear up with such force that the cockpit broke off, the two engines tore loose and the tailplane
Towards the end of the project, we all agreed with the test pilot Brian Trubshaw when he said "we would rather develop a tailplane
with the Americans than another aircraft with the French".
It carries the forward and rear fuselage section, a pair of wings made at Broughton, the horizontal and vertical tailplane
and engine pylons.