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stall turn

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Definition of stall turn in English:

noun

An aerobatic manoeuvre in which the aircraft climbs vertically before being stalled, when it turns on one wing into a dive: I pulled up into a stall turn
More example sentences
  • Carys, who answered the question correctly, was taken on a flight that included manoeuvres such as looping the loop, stall turns, Cuban eights, and much more.
  • At this year's air show the wing walkers plan to perform handstands on the wing 500 feet up and will wave through a sequence of loops rolls and stall turns.
  • Flying instructor Barry Weston said the first stall turn was not as accurate as he would have expected.

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