horizontal stabilizer


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horizontal stabilizer

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The fixed horizontal surface on the tail of conventional airplane. The stabilizer may be adjustable in flight to vary downloads produced by the tail. This permits the airplane to be flown hands-off at any speed.
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During today s celebration, government officials, employees and community members were able to view the first 787-9 horizontal stabilizer completed by Boeing Salt Lake.
The Chicago, Illinois-based company said on Thursday that it has "identified a workmanship issue with the 787's horizontal stabilizers.
Alaska Air announces plans to inspect the horizontal stabilizers in all of its MD-80 and MD-90 jetliners.
Vought has extensive experience building composite structure, primarily on military aircraft, including the Global Hawk wing, C-17 horizontal stabilizer and nacelle, V-22 fuselage and B-2 intermediate wing.
UTC Aerospace Systems supplies a wide range of systems for this multipurpose new-generation airlifter, including the A400M's Secondary Electrical Power Distribution Center, Ram Air Turbine emergency power system, Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuator, Throttle Control Assembly, Secondary Flight Controls, Air Data Sensors, Cockpit and Load Master Workstation Lighting, and an eight-bladed 17.
According to the report, the US aviation authority said premature failure of the pins could cause reduced structural integrity of the horizontal stabilizer to fuselage attachment, resulting in loss of control of the airplane.
California-based commercial aircraft repair and overhaul services firm Skytronics Inc said it will launch new repair and overhaul services for Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuators (THSAs; PN47145) on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 aircraft.
After orbiting for two hours during a tactically task-saturated portion of the mission, our starboard observer noticed that the high-frequency (HF-2) wire had detached and wrapped around the horizontal stabilizer.
Bombardier The US FAA on Thursday will issue an airworthiness directive calling on operators of Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900 regional twinjets to check for and replace faulty bearings in the aircraft's horizontal stabilizer trim system.
F-18D's right horizontal stabilizer to hit the wall of the revetment.
The starboard trailing edge flap, starboard horizontal stabilizer and both engines sustained damage, but the aircraft was flyable.
The only large piece of debris we found was a 5-foot section of the horizontal stabilizer,'' said U.