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tailslide

noun tail·slide \-ˌslīd\

Definition of TAILSLIDE

:  an aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft that has been pulled into a steep climb stalls and then loses altitude by dropping backward

First Known Use of TAILSLIDE

1916

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