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flat spin

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1. (Aeronautics) an aircraft spin in which the longitudinal axis is more nearly horizontal than vertical
2. informal a state of confusion; dither
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It also has functional twin rudders, so you can push the limits with extreme aerobatic maneuvers like flat spins, snap rolls, blenders and more.
Plus, the whole specter of Air France 447 crashing into the Atlantic at what French authorities indicate was a very high vertical speed and a nearly level attitude suggests that it might be nice to know a bit about flat spins in particular.
In general, though, corked spins look better than flat spins.
We also meet vertigo sufferer and professional stunt pilot, Wayne Handley, 59, from California, as he attempts to set a new World Record for the Most Inverted Flat Spins, upside down.