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wingover

[wing-oh-ver] /ˈwɪŋˌoʊ vər/
noun, Aeronautics
1.
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
1925-1930
1925-30; wing + over
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wingover

/ˈwɪŋˌəʊvə/
noun
1.
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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