Definition of tail slide in English:

tail slide

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noun

  • A backward movement of an aircraft from a vertical stalled position.
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    • The near vertical attitude needed to perform the tail slide suggests that the aircraft was indeed making a missed approach rather than the initial climb scenario.
    • Tail Slide was the most difficult and courageous manoeuvring which was carried out by a sole aircraft.
    • Charlie Hillard used the Pitts unique characteristics to perform his signature ‘Torque Roll,’ a delayed tail slide where the aircraft continues to roll while falling backward.

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