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wingover

wingover

noun wing·over \ˈwiŋ-ˌō-vər\

Definition of WINGOVER

:  a flight maneuver in which a plane is put into a climbing turn until nearly stalled after which the nose is allowed to fall while the turn is continued until normal flight is attained in a direction opposite to that in which the maneuver was entered

First Known Use of WINGOVER

1927

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