A spin in which an aircraft descends in tight circles while remaining almost horizontal.
More example sentences
- The human tolerance to a flat spin is about 140 RPM, and uncontrolled spin rates of up to about 200 RPM can occur.
- His port wing clipped the canyon wall and sent him into a violent flat spin in excess of Mach Seven.
- The glider then began a flat spin from about 300 feet.
Definition of flat spin in:
- The British & World English dictionary