Immelmann

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Im·mel·mann

noun \ˈi-məl-mən\

Definition of IMMELMANN

:  a maneuver in which an airplane reverses direction by executing half of a loop upwards followed by half of a roll —called also Immelmann turn

Origin of IMMELMANN

Max Immelmann
First Known Use: 1917

Im·mel·mann

biographical name \ˈi-məl-ˌmän, -mən\

Definition of IMMELMANN

Max 1890–1916 Ger. aviator

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