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stabilator Syllabification: sta·bi·la·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈstābəˌlādər/

Definition of stabilator in English:


A combined stabilizer and elevator at the tail of an aircraft.
Example sentences
  • The horizontal tail was a single-unit stabilator rather than a conventional stabilizer plus a movable elevator.
  • The stab amp enables the stabilator, the horizontal airfoil at the tail of the helicopter, to operate properly.
  • Pitch control employs an all-flying stabilator rather than the more conventional horizontal stabilizer and elevator.
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