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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He was trying to pull out of a loop-the-loop at the Sussex show on August 22.
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.
STUNT rider and YouTube sensation Danny MacAskill amazed onlookers last night with a 16ft (5m) loop-the-loop on his bike in front of the London Eye.
The 28-year-old daredevil, from Skye, hurtled into a 30ft concrete tube artwork to do a loop-the-loop for a new video.
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.