empennage

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Synonyms for empennage

the rear part of an aircraft

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To date, all 50 empennages and 28 center wing box components have been delivered on or ahead of schedule.
Though several aircraft of recent vintages have been built with wings, fuselages, and empennages composed of fiber-reinforced epoxy composites, relatively little hard data is available on how these "plastic planes" perform in actual crashes.
Products include fuselages, wings, empennages, nacelles and helicopter cabins.
Several types of empennages will be tested in order to assess the noise shielding merits of these innovative designs.
Products include fuselage sections, wings, empennages, nacelle structures and helicopter cabins.
Headquartered in Dallas, the company designs and manufactures major airframe structures such as wings, fuselage subassemblies, empennages, nacelles and other components for prime manufacturers of aircraft.
With four airplanes with their wings and empennages, or tail assemblies, attached, nine aircraft exist on the final assembly lines.
Triumphs' subsidiary designs, tests and manufactures aerostructures for commercial, military and business jet aircraft and these include fuselage sections, wings, empennages, nacelle structures and helicopter cabins.
The aircraft programs built at this site include Airbus A330/A340 wing components, the Gulfstream 450 wing, the C-130 empennage, and wing panels for the Cessna Citation X.