hard turn

hard turn

A combat maneuver in which an aircraft turns with very high g. It is not a maximum rate turn, but it can be so, and normally it is done with maximum power with or without the use of an afterburner(s). More often than not, an afterburner(s) is used.
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Add to this mix other collateral factors such as business owners pushing back on rate increases in a still difficult economic environment, benign inflation, and what appears to be a general skepticism among brokers of an approaching hard turn, and it is difficult to see what will propel pricing sharply higher," says ALIRT.
Hmay's ship, a reconditioned World War I four-stack destroyer, opened fire on a German plane whose torpedo went astern after the ship made a hard turn, its guns blazing at the airplane.
The vehicles can be difficult to control if they are overloaded and the driver makes a hard turn, Toyota spokesman John Hanson said.
McGibbon apparently swerved away from the car and went over the curb while making the hard turn, and the Saturn flipped over.
If winless Cal's chances of beating undefeated UCLA were slim, they took a hard turn toward none Tuesday when Bears quarterback Kyle Boller was ruled out of Saturday's game with a lower back injury.
Last week, during a scrimmage in UCLA's cramped, sultry Men's Gym, freshman Jason Kapono made a hard turn and started to race downcourt.
And this week, they plan to practice on the north end of Rancho Conejo Boulevard, where they can get a feel of the hard turn from Orange Grove Boulevard onto Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena.
Rather than offering true leadership, Democrats have taken a hard turn to the left, abandoning the values of mainstream Americans.
It's hard Turn to Page 44 FROM BACK PAGE enough with 11 players in the Premier League, and to get two firsthalf sending-offs makes it hard for us.
Another clue for DIKO's hard turn was the news mid-week that hardliner Dr Marios Matsakis would be returning to the party fold with the express intention of fighting a settlement.
It's enough power to give drivers that, "flying by the seat of your pants" feeling; but it keeps you in place at the same time so you never encounter that slipping sensation as you take a hard turn.
Mohammed Al Shargawi, defender of the first qualifier to Nasser 7, Victorious team, said that the championship is taking a hard turn while proceeding towards the finals.