Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to empennage: tail assembly
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for empennage

the rear part of an aircraft

References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, empennage, flight deck, wings, and cabin areas are other key application segments analyzed in this study.
Strata makes ailerons for the Airbus A330/340 families, flap track fairings for the A380 via commercial agreement with Austria's FACC, and empennage for Alenia Aeronautica of Italy's ATR aircraft.
The HF-2 antenna on the starboard side separated at the vertical stabilizer, then departed from the empennage and wrapped around the horizontal stabilizer.
The rudder-boost actuator is located in a tight space in the empennage of the P-3C, which leaves little room to work and almost no light to review the maintenance checklist.
The plant, which will be called Strata and is the first of its kind in the region, will manufacture advanced composite aerostructures, including flap track fairings, ailerons, spoilers and assemblies for Airbus aircraft and the empennage for the ATR Regional Aircraft (ATR is a joint venture between EADS and Finmeccanica).
Inspection of both wrecks revealed extensive corrosion to the attachment points between the aircraft's fuselage and vertical empennage and the entire fleet was temporarily grounded.
The FMS machines, drills, and inspects molded panels for the aft fuselage and empennage of three variants of the F-35 Lightning II.
Initial manufacture is of the first titanium and aluminium frames of the aft fuselage which, with the empennage for each variant, are being designed, engineered and built by BAE Systems.
In September the group won an exclusive life-of-programme contract with Honda Aircraft Company for the manufacture and supply of the complete empennage structural subassembly for the new HondaJet advanced light jet, expected to be worth around pounds 35 million.
CMC's milestone achievement for the 787 Dreamliner "continues its proven 15-year track record in the application of structural composite materials and manufacturing process technologies used to produce the empennage for the Boeing 777," Boeing says.
While supervising the installation of a U-2 aircraft's empennage (aft section), SSgt Randall noticed that the left lower attachment mount bolt was uncharacteristically difficult to install.
And she riveted the empennage and fuselage of twin-engine PV-2 antisubmarine planes.
from small secondary structures to more demanding flight-control surfaces, empennage assemblies, fuselage, and wings.
He also spent 7 years working for BHW Hampson where he was the General Manager of the Eclipse Empennage program and later the Technical Manager of the Hondajet Empennage program.
Objective: The noise shielding empennage designs for rear fuselage mounted engines are promising enough to further investigate.