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wing·o·ver

 (wĭng′ō′vər)
n.
A flight maneuver or stunt in which an airplane enters a climbing turn until almost stalled and is allowed to fall while the turn is continued until normal flight is attained in a direction opposite the original heading.

wingover

(ˈwɪŋˌəʊvə)
n
(Aeronautics) a manoeuvre in which the direction of flight of an aircraft is reversed by putting it into a climbing turn until nearly stalled, the nose then being allowed to fall while continuing the turn

wing•o•ver

(ˈwɪŋˌoʊ vər)

n.
an airplane maneuver involving a steep, climbing turn to a near stall, then a sharp drop of the nose, a removal of bank, and a final leveling off in the opposite direction.
[1925–30]
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After Aviation, PAF Sherdil team led by Wing Commander Khalid Matin and Braveheart formation lead by Wing Commander Ahmer Zia performed aerobatics and did criss-cross maneuvers, wingover and parallel loop with utter mastery.
The report said on previous flights Mr Matthews was known to have performed manoeuvres known as "wingover" and "stall turn" and it was "possible this is what he was attempting, but he lost control of the aircraft".
The report said that on previous flights Mr Matthews was known to have performed manoeuvres known as "wingover" and "stall turn" and it was "possible that this is what he was attempting, but that he lost control of the aircraft".
A year later, in May 2004, she fractured her back when she crashed a glider plane in a field outside of Creswell, where the couple own WingOver Aerobatics, a business that takes customers up for thrill rides and trains fliers.
To stud at 4 years, and dam of: Wingover (1998 f by Rahy; winner), Farda Amiga (1999 f by Broad Brush; dual Gr1 winner), Dynamometer (2000 c by Dynaformer; unraced to date).
Halfway through the third wingover, he lost control of the SNB.
After Aviation, PAF Sherdil team comprising 6 jets performed aerobatics and did criss-cross maneuvers, wingover and parallel loop displaying perfection.
Quickly finding she had an unusual aptitude for aerobatic flight, she piled on lessons as fast as she could book instructors, bought two high performance airplanes and opened her own business, WingOver Aerobatics, which takes paying customers up into the sky for snap rolls and loop-the-loops.
Even during a simple wingover, airspeed will fall below the 1G stall speed because of a low AOA.
The aircraft is registered to Wingover Aerobatics in Creswell, where Hirtz is an owner, according to Federal Aviation Administration investigator Curt Anderson.
I am not an aerobatic pilot in any sense of the term, but it occurred to me that a wingover might be one way of making a good engine-out return to an airport.