barrel roll definition

  • noun:
    • A flight maneuver which an airplane makes an entire rotation on its longitudinal axis while more or less maintaining its original course.
    • An aerobatic traveling maneuver where the pilot causes the aircraft to complete one cycle in the same time the plane completes one roll, creating the looks that aircraft is driving inside a cylinder.
    • A movement (usually during a car crash) where a car flips on its roof, then falls back on its wheels after doing at least one full 360° horizontal rotation.
    • a roll where jet follows a spiral training course
    • A flight maneuver for which an airplane makes a total rotation on its longitudinal axis while more or less keeping its original way.
    • An aerobatic flying maneuver where pilot triggers the aircraft to accomplish one cycle in identical time that the airplane finishes one roll, creating the look that the airplane is driving inside a cylinder.
    • A movement (usually during a vehicle crash) where a car flips on its roofing, then falls right back on its tires after performing one complete 360° horizontal rotation.
    • a roll in which the jet employs a spiral course

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