snap roll

noun

Definition of snap roll

: an airplane maneuver in which a rapid full revolution is completed about the plane's longitudinal axis while an approximately level line of flight is maintained

First Known Use of snap roll

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snap roll was circa 1934

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“Snap roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snap%20roll. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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