One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
- ‘Decathlons could fly outside loops, inverted snaps and other upside-down tricks, and not many pilots cared about the 140-knot cruise.’
- ‘Waldo's dream is to perform the one great stunt that hasn't been done yet - the outside loop.’
- ‘I've never attempted an outside loop before, but that's as close as any effort I've ever made.’
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