chandelle

Definition of chandelle

n.1.(Aeronautics) an abrupt climbing turn made by an airplane, in which the plane's momentum is used to achieve a higher than normal rate of climb, without stalling the aircraft.
v. i.1.to perform a chandelle, as of an airplane.

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air, air travel, arise, aviation, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
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