tail assembly


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Synonyms for tail assembly

the rear part of an aircraft

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with load carrying capacity of up to 450 pounds, A unique snap-in sealed tail assembly allows belts to be changed in less than 5 minutes (regardless of belt length or width) using standard hand tools and without re-tracking the belt.
Snap-in sealed tail assembly allows belts to be changed in less than five minutes (regardless of belt length or width) using standard hand tools.
In its Utah plants, the company now builds the tail assembly for the Pentagon's stealth fighter, the F/A 22.
Other design features include a stainless steel housing, digital automatic electronic shutter, external manual focus and interchangeable tail assembly.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is said to be looking at the flight's weight, estimated to be about 100 pounds below its maximum, and at recent work on its tail assembly.
The left main wing of a moving Lufthansa German Airlines plane touched the tail assembly of a Japan Air System (JAS) aircraft that was waiting on the taxiway on Sunday at Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture, airport officials said Monday.
The agency envisages introducing about 40 planes for the ASDF and 80 for the MSDF, they said, adding three other companies are expected to join in development of the vertical tail assembly for the planes, the officials said.
The IBM SP supercomputer was called into action, producing images of the spacecraft's tail assembly that showed it had only sustained minor damage.
Investigators allege Fuji Heavy Industries, which engaged in manufacturing the main wing, tail assembly and vertical stabilizer of the US-1A, which was introduced in 1975, bribed Nakajima for preferential treatment.
It seems to have all the necessary parts--the wings, the motors, the tail assembly.
Previous years' challenges have included the wing design of a 737 aircraft, the design of LSA (Light Sport Aircraft) and the tail assembly of a Cessna corporate jet.
The revolutionary Eclipse 500 Very Light Jet, where Hampson is contracted to supply the tail assembly and flight-critical composite structures, received provisional type certification from the Federal Aviation Authority in July.
Unique snap-in sealed tail assembly allows belts to be changed in less than five minutes (regardless of belt length or width) using standard hand tools.