Immelmann turn

  1. Noun.  (military) (aviation) (archaic) a fighter pilot maneuver resembling the aerobatic wingover or hammer-head turn, originally developed by ''Max Immelmann''.
  2. Noun.  (aviation) the roll-off-the-top aerobatic maneuver, a reverse split-S.

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