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  • noun A one-piece, horizontal tailplane, used especially on high-speed aircraft

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Examples

  • What are the big differences between a "stabilizer/elevator" (B-55 Baron) and a "stabilator"

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  • In these circumstances, elevator or stabilator control could be diminished, making it difficult to recover from the stall.

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  • The new design features a stabilator at the back of the aircraft, with an open rather than closed fuselage bottom that allowed for a larger, three-blade pusher propeller between the twin tail booms.

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  • This contract covers lots 7-9 of the aircraft program. and requires fabrication of advanced composite assemblies, machining of complex titanium parts, and full assembly of the complete stabilator for delivery to Lockheed Martin in Marietta, GA.

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  • Work on both contracts will take place alongside the F-22A stabilator manufacture and assembly (see Nov 22/06), at GKN Aerospace's St Louis, MO plant.

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  • What we did six, seven years ago was move into military aircraft on the F-22 with the most highly stressed part on the aircraft, which is called the Pivot Shaft, which is the workhorse of the horizontal stabilator for that aircraft.

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  • The inboard wing spans, vertical stabilizer with attached rudder, and the left stabilator were found attached to the main wreckage and were fire-damaged.

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  • Work on both contracts will take place alongside the F-22A stabilator manufacture and assembly (see Nov 22/06), at GKN Aerospace's St Louis, MO plant.

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  • The cracks appeared on the "horizontal stabilator actuator support fittings," known as the

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  • This contract covers lots 7-9 of the aircraft program. and requires fabrication of advanced composite assemblies, machining of complex titanium parts, and full assembly of the complete stabilator for delivery to Lockheed Martin in Marietta, GA.

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