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power dive

Translation of power dive in Spanish:

noun

  • caída (feminine) en picada
    caída (feminine) en picado (Spain) (con el motor a tope)
    Example sentences
    • He proceeded to take the Hawk up to 22,000 feet and in a power dive he brought the aircraft to within 1500 feet of the ground.
    • It was not uncommon for prototype aircraft not to recover, or to break up from the great pressures exerted in pulling up from a power dive, so test pilots were really earning their salaries on these flights.
    • The Thunderbolt could, from its high altitude perch, dive like the proverbial brick which gave rise to the myth that the P - 47 had broken the sound barrier during a power dive.
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