Translation of tailwheel in Spanish:

tailwheel

rueda de cola, n.

Pronunciation /ˈteɪlˌ(h)wil//ˈteɪlwiːl/

noun

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    rueda de cola feminine
    • The tailwheel is steerable, and an extra stab on either brake pedal will kick the rear wheel into full caster, allowing easy maneuvering in tight spaces.
    • As the tailwheel lifts during the takeoff run, gyroscopic precession tries to turn the plane left of centerline.
    • After doing a quick check on the fit of the skin panels, TAF focus went to the additional brackets for the tailwheel, and the cut-outs for the single piece horizontal stabilizer.
    • Finally, the Maule MX7180A is one of Maule's myriad of handmade models, available in your choice of nosegear or tailwheel.
    • You're looking for relative movement between the fuselage and the spring, between the spring and the tailwheel, and between the tailwheel and the wheel itself.
    • In the pull, I heard a ‘thump’ and concluded that the tailwheel must have gone to full extension and hit a lower stop as a result of the ascent rate.
    • On one mission he flew so low over a German warship that he came back with the ship's aerial trailing from his tailwheel.
    • She had recognized the stuck-pin signal from the plane captain and had released the parking brake (an H - 3 trick for unsticking a stuck pin) and had also complied with my call for unlocking the aircraft tailwheel.
    • In every sense, it's everything that made the Skyhawk the world's most popular airplane - except with the advantages of a tailwheel.
    • While some purists might insist a classic airplane needs to fly in front of a tailwheel or behind a round engine, we chose the simpler definition that it merely be at least 40 years old.