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chandelle

chandelle
An abrupt and steep climbing turn made by an airplane, in which the airplane's momentum provides additional acceleration for the climb. The purpose of the chandelle is to change the direction of flight and gain altitude at the same time.
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Note that there are no bougies, chandelles, or flambeaux mentioned in the entire play.
Les Chandelles, which translates as The Candles, is regarded as the most exclusive of the French capital's 50 swingers' clubs and members are reputed to include Strauss-Kahn, celebrities and several politicians.
Petition des Fabricants de Chandelles, Bougies, Lampes, Chandeliers, Reverberes, Mouchettes, Eteignoirs, et des Producteurs de Suif, Huile, Resine, Alcool, et Generalement de Tout Ce Qui Concerne LEclairage, in Oeuvres Completes de Frederic Bastiat, Deuxieme Edition, Volume IV (pp.
It was Cranston's fourth such flight, and its agenda is outlined in the Description of the Accident, calling for the pilot to "take off, and climb to 10,000 feet, practice coordination exercises, climbing, gliding, and cruising for 10 minutes, establish normal glide, practice medium and steep turns for 10 minutes, practice precise chandelles [steep climbing turns] through 180 degrees both left and right.
61) See Frederic Bastiat, Petition des Fabrieants de Chandelles, Bougies, Lampes, Chandeliers, Reverberes, Mouchettes, Eteignoirs, et des Producteurs de Suif, Huile, Resine, Alcool, et Generalement de tout ce qui Concerne l'eclairage, in 12 JOURNAL DES ECONOMISTES : REVUE MENSUELLE D' ECONOMIE POLITIQUE, ET DES QUESTIONS AGRICOLES, MANUFACTURIERES ET COMMERCIALES 204 (1843).
Des methodes de dendrochronologie ont ete utilisees pour etablir l'age des chandelles de bois d'oeuvre conservees dans les anciens ouvrages de mines de charbon des filons de charbon rapproches de Fundy et Dirty.
A Rennes meme, tous les enfants quetaient en portant des chandelles multicolores, en echange de quoi les commercants leur donnaient des pralines et des pastilles de menthe (van Gennep 1987 : 2910).