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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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Next was a barrel roll, where he spins the plane sideways upside down then back level.
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A barrel roll will be taking to Midland streets between July 17 and August 7 in the hope of raising more than pounds 10,000 for several local charities -- including Birmingham Children's Hospital and Solihull Children's Special Needs Association.