wingover

wingover

[wing-oh-ver]
noun Aeronautics.
an airplane maneuver involving a steep, climbing turn to a near stall, then a sharp drop of the nose, a removal of bank, and a final leveling off in the opposite direction.

Origin:
1925–30; wing + over

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wingover (ˈwɪŋˌəʊvə)
 
n
a manoeuvre in which the direction of flight of an aircraft is reversed by putting it into a climbing turn until nearly stalled, the nose then being allowed to fall while continuing the turn

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