loop-the-loop

Definitions of loop-the-loop
  1. noun
    a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
    synonyms: loop
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    types:
    inside loop
    a loop consisting of a climb followed by inverted flight followed by a dive that returns to horizontal flight
    outside loop
    a loop consisting of a dive followed by inverted flight followed by a climb that returns to horizontal flight
    type of:
    airplane maneuver, flight maneuver
    a maneuver executed by an aircraft
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