falling leaf

noun

Definition of falling leaf

: an aerobatic flight maneuver in which an airplane is allowed to stall and is then slipped successively to the right and left, the nose being held to point in the same direction throughout

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“Falling leaf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falling%20leaf. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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