rudder

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a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes

(nautical) steering mechanism consisting of a hinged vertical plate mounted at the stern of a vessel

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In other company news, Boeing has agreed with a Federal Aviation Administration recommendation to implement new pilot emergency procedures, mechanical inspections and training for commercial pilots and mechanics to alert them to aircraft rudder problems.
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