- white tail
- a completed but unsold new aircraftThe manufacturer leaves it in a white finish until the buyer stipulates the livery. White tails are a treble disaster for the maker: his finance charges continue, his cash flow is interrupted, and the presence of unsold aircraft spoils the market.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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