Dutch roll

noun

Definition of Dutch roll

: a combination of directional and lateral oscillation of an airplane

First Known Use of Dutch roll

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Dutch roll was in 1916

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“Dutch roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dutch%20roll. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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