outriggers


outriggers
i. The ancillary landing gear near the wing tip or at any other location that is well outboard from the centerline on the aircraft with bicycle or other types of centerline landing gears. This is the most common usage.
ii. A frame, boom, or the like projecting away from the central body of an aircraft, to which a component is attached, such as a stabilizer, an engine on an airship, etc., a tail boom. See boom (ii).

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