Tailerons are conventional elevators attached to the rear of an aircraft , usually in the form of a pendulum rudder, which support or replace the function of the aileron by independently controlling the two halves of the rudder . The term is a suitcase word made up of tail and aileron , the English names for aircraft tail and ailerons. It is a function-integrating component.
Among other things, tailerons can be found in the Panavia Tornado .
- Elevon - ailerons that take on the role of the elevator
- Flaperon - ailerons that also serve as flaps
- Spoileron - spoilers that support or replace the ailerons