tail boom

tail boom

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A spar, or small-diameter structure, that connects tail surfaces to a pod-type fuselage.
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It incorporates a duplex tail rotor actuator and dual hydraulic circuits - installed in a new damage-tolerant all-composite tail boom.
Even though the car cannot fly, it has design features of a conventional helicopter-like main rotor, tail boom and tail rotor.
It has rotor blade, a tail, tail boom and a rotor mast.
When investigators searched the wreckage, they found the lifting chain had become wrapped around the tail boom and horizontal stabilisers.
The incident happened soon after take-off with eyewitnesses reporting the boat spinning and lifting into the air "like a kite", before lifting further up over the tail boom of the helicopter.
The investigation determined the loss of power on the tail rotor to have been caused by two toothed flanges in the tail boom failing to engage properly.
Equipped with glass cockpits, with a flat floor for patient loading, it also has a set of four rear clamshell doors under the tail boom for easier patient loading.
However, the team has not been able recover anything else since they found the chopper's tail boom, the spare clothes and documents belonging to Mr Malowa on November 23.
The remaining SDI inputs allow for plug-in sensors such as less expensive tail boom, hoist or skid cameras.
Fleming descended, and balanced his helicopter on a river bank with the tail boom hanging over open water.
Stemme listened to owners of previous models and included a luggage compartment that's accessed through a door on the tail boom. It holds a maximum of 44 pounds and can accommodate soft duffle bags.