Aerobatic



(used with a plural verb) stunts performed in flight by an airplane, glider, or the like.
(used with a singular verb) the art or technique of performing such stunts.
Contemporary Examples

The aerobatic magic here is something that escapes me, but what do I know?
Real Pilots Laugh at ‘Flight’ Patrick Smith November 17, 2012

noun
(functioning as singular or pl) spectacular or dangerous manoeuvres, such as loops or rolls, performed in an aircraft or glider; stunt flying
n.

aircraft tricks, “trick flying,” 1914, from aero- + ending from acrobat (also see -ics). Earlier (1879) it meant “the art of constructing and using airships; aerial navigation; aeronautics.”

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