barrel roll


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barrel roll

barrel roll
An aerobatic maneuver in which an airplane rotates 360° around the longitudinal axis while the nose of the aircraft describes a circle about a real or imagined reference point on the horizon. In this maneuver, occupants are under positive acceleration at all times unlike in a normal roll where negative acceleration (–g) is experienced.
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Armed reconnaissance in northern Laos was designated Barrel Roll and operations in the south Steel Tiger.
While I've seen the barrel roll stunt in film, witnessing this incredible feat in real life was something pretty special.
Nor does one forget the name of Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base--a primary recovery base for Barrel Roll missions that went badly.
By merely typing the words do a barrel roll in Google's search box, the screen rolls swiftly around, as if like magic.
We wrestle and barrel roll ourselves around the room.
This is perhaps the coolest Google search trick since "do a barrel roll," which produces a vintage video-game effect.
He was the only pilot known to perform a barrel roll in a Lancaster bomber, a feat that was considered reckless and impossible due to the aircraft's size and relatively low speed.
The safety car came out 13 laps into the 38-lap race when Italy's Enrico Toccacelo and Khalil Beschir clashed, sending the Lebanese car into a frightening barrel roll.
The cameraman did a barrel roll, picked up his camera, turned it round and kept filming with it pointing backwards under his arm as he ran away.
the search results will rotate 360 degrees clockwise just like the barrel roll.
The barrel roll game does not seem to function on all browsers but appears to work best using Firefox and Chrome.
Visitors can board pleasure flights in the 1930s Dragon Rapide or Percival Prentice to experience the daredevil loop and barrel roll.