Definition of outside loop in English:

outside loop


  • A looping movement made by an aircraft in which the back of the aircraft is on the outside of the curve.

    • ‘Though the Decathlon's teardrop-shaped wing lends itself to inverted flight better than the conventional Citabria airfoil, negative maneuvers are restricted to outside loops, English bunts and inverted spins.’
    • ‘Waldo's dream is to perform the one great stunt that hasn't been done yet - the outside loop.’
    • ‘Decathlons could fly outside loops, inverted snaps and other upside-down tricks, and not many pilots cared about the 140-knot cruise.’
    • ‘I've never attempted an outside loop before, but that's as close as any effort I've ever made.’