Definition of wingover in English:


Line breaks: wing|over
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪŋəʊvə(r)


A manoeuvre in which an aircraft turns at the top of a steep climb and flies back along its original path.
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  • The instructors work out almost 90 wingovers, pulling three to four Gs sometimes just around the corners, so you come back and you're sweating and working pretty hard.
  • The EZ-Rocket performed another series of tight turns, steep climbs, and a wingover maneuver.
  • As of today we have two confirmed cases of the crossbeam failure on a Combat L. In both cases the crossbeam broke while the pilots were performing aerobatics, in particular wingovers.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
turned backwards