Definition of vertical stabilizer in English:

vertical stabilizer

Line breaks: ver|ti¦cal sta¦bil|izer


Aeronautics , US
  • The tail fin of an aircraft.
    More example sentences
    • As he investigated the ships, he was approached by a ‘silver twin-engine monoplane carrying two vertical stabilizers.’
    • Grab the top of the vertical stabilizer and rock the airplane back and forth while you watch the tailwheel.
    • The failed patch had caused the rudder to bind against the trailing edge of the vertical stabilizer - a great catch by the FEs.

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