Immelmann



[im-uh l-mahn, -muh n] /ˈɪm əlˌmɑn, -mən/

noun
1.
a maneuver in which an airplane makes a half loop, then resumes its normal, level position by making a half roll: used to gain altitude while turning to fly in the opposite direction.

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