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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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Instead, understanding how an airplane turns requires understanding the lift force generated by its main wings, the downward lift force imposed by the horizontal stabilizer and how the elevator is used to control them.
The FAA said the "erroneous inputs can potentially make the horizontal stabilizers repeatedly pitch the nose of the airplane downward, making the aircraft difficult to control."
The left and right horizontal stabilizers were located about 850 feet and 790 feet, respectively, from the main wreckage.
He immediately saw the problem: the control cable that connects the horizontal stabilizer to the components in the front of the aircraft was frayed almost to the point of breaking.
Boeing has bought a new building in the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan to focus on fabrication of composite horizontal stabilizer components for the 787-9 Dreamliner.
Hamilton Sundstrand and its subsidiaries supply a wide range of systems for this multipurpose new-generation airlifter, including the A400M's Auxiliary Power Unit, Secondary Electrical Power Distribution Center, Ram Air Turbine emergency power system, Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuator, Throttle Control Assembly, Cockpit and Load Master Workstation Lighting, and an eight-bladed 17.5-foot diameter Propeller System, the largest all-composite propeller in production.
Hsu and Sicamb president Marco Klinger, AIDC will supply composite parts to horizontal stabilizer leading-edge auxiliary box assemblies for Sicamb-made B787-8 jets, with the order valued at over NT$1 billion (US$33.3 million), and to help build Taiwan's aerospace sector.
Under the terms of the agreement Hamilton Sundstrand will provide the same suite of systems it is currently providing for the A320 family of aircraft, including the electric power generation system, cabin pressure control system, emergency ram air turbine, auxiliary power unit, cabin signage lighting, flight and cockpit controls and door and horizontal stabilizer actuation.
We then positioned the man-lift under the starboard horizontal stabilizer with two personnel onboard: an AT3 holding the p-static sprayer wand and an ATAN driving the man-lift.
Boeing, Alenia Aeronautica, Rolls-Royce Boeing has confirmed a fresh delay to its 787 programme, citing compounded issues with workmanship problems with the aircraft's Alenia Aeronautica-built horizontal stabilizer and its Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines.
The Seattle Times had reported that a quality issue with the horizontal stabilizer, the smaller wing on the plane's tail, has forced Boeing to temporarily ground its fleet though delivery schedules and flight testing would remain unaffected.
Recently, a series of problems involving F-15 jets have been reported, with part of the engine of one falling into the Sea of Japan off Hokkaido and part of the horizontal stabilizer of another dropping off at an aviation festival in Fukuoka Prefecture.