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Aircraft features - Empennage

What kind of tail section does the aircraft have and where are the elevators placed? Has it got a 'T' tail where the elevator is placed on the fin? These are some of the questions you should be asking you rself when referring to the tail section

This tail section has the elevators attatched to the fuselage, therefore it is a low-set tail.

The tail section on this aircraft has a 'T' tail which means the elevators are placed at the top of the fin. You can probably guess why it's called a 'T' tail!