loop-the-loop

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Noun1.loop-the-loop - a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane
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
airplane maneuver, flight maneuver - a maneuver executed by an aircraft
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The NTSB determined the probable cause(s) of this accident as follows: "The pilot's improper aerobatic maneuver that resulted in a loss of control, exceedance of the airplane's design limitations, and a subsequent in-flight breakup of the airplane."
It is just like an actual aileron roll aerobatic maneuver wherein an aircraft spins 360 degrees in the air.
According to a witness, he saw the accident airplane at about 2000 feet, and reported hearing "throttle adjustments," the sound of an "engine surging." The airplane performed an "aerobatic maneuver," which he described as a "flip," followed by a loop, and then the airplane stalled.
The annals of the Russian Air Force are made up of pioneers' exploits such as Nesterov and Pugachev, who gave their names to the most complex aerobatic maneuvers.
Captain Erhan Gunar, who was piloting the aircraft enthralled the audience with his jaw dropping and mesmerizing aerobatic maneuvers.
Captain Erhan Gunar, who was piloting the aircraft enthralled the audience with his jaw dropping and mesmerizing aerobatic maneuvers. At the twilight of this exciting spectacle, appeared on the venue in coloured smokes the Chinese aerobatics team 'Ba Yi' in 6 ship formation of J-10 aircraft.
aerobatic maneuvers of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
Most residents taking their weekend stroll along the Corniche stood in awe Saturday as they marveled over the exciting and synchronised aerobatic maneuvers of the Qatari Display Team and Italy's Frecce Tricolori, who are in Doha for a two-day air show.
On the occasion, the PAF aircraft presented fly past and breathtaking aerobatic maneuvers. The ceremony was also attended by Air Chief Mujahid Anwar and the Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan.
The president also inspected the guard of honor and on the occasion, the PAF aircraft presented fly past and breathtaking aerobatic maneuvers amid thunderous appluase.
The Iranian Air Force Commander performed a series of moves with the fighter jet, including flying at low altitude, aerobatic maneuvers, and touch-and-go landing which involves landing on a runway and taking off again without coming to a full stop.