empennage

NOUN
  1. the rear part of an aircraft
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How To Use empennage In A Sentence

  • A workstand on the ramp was hurled deep into the left wing and the empennage was severely damaged when the airplane was blown back against a concrete wall.
  • The moveable horizontal surface of the empennage used for pitch trim.
  • Yet it is a sleek affair, with wings that are large relative to its fuselage and a tail section or empennage that sticks out behind in two sections, carrying stabilizers angled vertically in a V. The Nature of Technology
  • The wing, landing gear, powerplant, empennage and panel have only a distant resemblance to the homebuilt's equivalents.
  • The gunner never had a chance as the whole empennage of the aircraft had separated resulting in the bomber spinning out of control.
  • The empennage was all-metal with three fins and rudders attached to the full-cantilever stabilizer.
  • The empennage boom formed a tail cone to the aft beam.
  • The main wreckage consisted of the engine assembly, empennage section, and the center carry-through wing section.
  • She moved gingerly, trying to get her bearings, and realized she was sitting on the rear empennage of the ship. Mosaic
  • No marks of wing or empennage, or engine impact anywhere, not to mention a paucity of wreckage, bodies and etc. OK CLASS, LETS REVIEW!, WHERE'S THE 757!
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