snap roll


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snap roll

n.
An aerial maneuver in which an aircraft is put through a sharp roll of 360° about its longitudinal axis.

snap roll

n
(Aeronautics) a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll
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Noun1.snap roll - a fast roll
roll - a flight maneuver; aircraft rotates about its longitudinal axis without changing direction or losing altitude
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Cavagnaro and others told us that the Aerobat particularly shines in snap rolls and spins--although, as with all aerobatic airplanes, entering a snap roll too fast is likely to result in structural damage.
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This becomes a "snap roll" that, although thrilling in the hands of a seasoned aerobatics expert with sufficient altitude and energy to recover, is deadly to almost all the rest of us.
The target rolled over as though trying to snap roll, but it suddenly nosed downward and exploded as it hit the water.
"He also showed me how to do a snap roll and a loop, both interesting maneuvers.
A half snap roll to approximately 180 degrees of bank was used to simulate a worst-case encounter with wake turbulence.