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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Following a land dispute in the family, the family's circumstances take a hard turn.
The pilot took evasive action with a hard turn to remain close to the valley side and the F15 passed down their left-hand side, slightly below and at a distance estimated at around 400m.
It's a hard turn around and I've just seen a colleague of mine Simon Grayson, who I thought would be nailed on to be the right fit for Sunderland and 16 games in he's out on his ear (he was sacked after 15 league matches) and they are looking for somebody else.
When fishing a traditional four line spread, a hard turn can end up in tangled lines, missed fish and a serious headache.
We didn't want an accident to happen again, said the 31-year-old who hurt his right shoulder and thigh after bumping into teammate Ronald Oranza as they negotiated a hard turn in Stage 2.
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.
Apparently the Mary Rose opened her lower gun ports while making a hard turn, began a roll--and completed it without hesitation.
Bernanke outlined preservation of low level of money market's rates, which calmed the participants that were threatened by the hard turn of the regulator to rates upping.
With every hard turn and bank, the G-forces I felt reminded me that indeed, the human body really is mostly made up of water.
Crerar, president and chief executive officer of the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers, made perhaps the most definitive statement regarding the state of the market, stating that the market has made a hard turn.
The tracks in front of me revealed that the deer had made a hard turn and escaped up a brushy draw.
I just figured they had been speeding, took a hard turn too fast, and hit a bump too hard.