ruddervator

noun rud·der·va·tor
variants: or less commonly ruddevator \ˈrədə(r)ˌvātə(r)\

Definition of ruddervator

plural -s
: a movable airfoil at the trailing edge of a vee tail designed to perform the functions of both a rudder and an elevator

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Origin and Etymology of ruddervator

blend of rudder and elevator


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