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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.
On Monday Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov has taken part in opening of an exhibition in the National Military Historical Museum dedicated to the 100-th anniversary of the heroic deed by a pilot Petro Nesterov who on September 9, 1913 was the first to perform an aerial stunt so called loop-the-loop .
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.