What does tailplane mean?

tailplane in AZ Dictionary

(n) A horizontal airfoil, at the rear of an aircraft, that the elevator is attached; typically associated with the tailfin
(n) the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail installation that is fixed and to that your elevator is hinged

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