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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Emily, who ran Ultimate Aerobatics with her pilot husband Michael, taught TV presenter Carol Vorderman how to fly a loop-the-loop in July 2017.
Mrs Collett, an aerobatics national champion in 2016, taught the former Countdown presenter and pilot how to perform a loop-the-loop in her two-seater aircraft in July 2017.
Eleven people were killed when his 50s Hawker Hunter fighter jet plummeted on to the A27 in Sussex while it was performing a loop-the-loop stunt on August 22, 2015.
The initial acceleration of is a 4.5 G-force sucker punch before loop-the-loop inversions as Steve Tyler belts out the band's hits.
He was told last month he will face court over his disastrous loop-the-loop stunt in a 1955 Hawker Hunter over the A27 in West Sussex.
Andrew Hill was left fighting for his life after the Hawker Hunter plane he was flying failed to pull out of a loop-the-loop stunt and plummeted on to the A27 in West Sussex.
But near a boundary, such as a solid surface, this flow is distorted and makes the microbe loop-the-loop. Knowing solid surfaces cause clockwise looping, Roberto Di Leonardo of the Sapienza University of Rome and his team tested E.