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Immelmann turn

Immelmann

/ (ˈɪməlˌmɑːn, -mən) /
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noun

an aircraft manoeuvre used to gain height while reversing the direction of flight. It consists of a half loop followed by a half roll

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C20: named after Max Immelmann (1890–1916), German aviator
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