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A manoeuvre in which an aircraft turns at the top of a steep climb and flies back along its original path.
- ‘A properly executed wingover felt like he'd taken the playground swing over the top.’
- ‘In my situation a wingover or loop was possible but I had to decide very quickly.’
- ‘The EZ-Rocket performed another series of tight turns, steep climbs, and a wingover maneuver.’
- ‘As of today we have two confirmed cases of the crossbeam failure on a Combat L. In both cases the crossbeam broke while the pilots were performing aerobatics, in particular wingovers.’
- ‘The instructors work out almost 90 wingovers, pulling three to four Gs sometimes just around the corners, so you come back and you're sweating and working pretty hard.’
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