Definition of tail skid in English:

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tail skid


A support for the tail of an aircraft when on the ground.
Example sentences
  • Those watching kept waiting for the tail skid to touch down.
  • Upon landing, the tail skid sparked on the runway thus setting off the trailing fuel.
  • A small tail skid was attached directly under the fabric-covered rudder.

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