Nesterov Loop

Nesterov Loop

 

an aerobatic figure that consists of a closed curve in a vertical plane. It is named after P. N. Nesterov, who first performed the figure on Aug. 27, 1913.

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At MAKS 2017, the MiG-35 grabbed all the limelight as it took to the skies and enthralled the audience with breathtaking manoeuvres like the tail slide, barrel roll and the nesterov loop. Belyaev Mikhail, the Lead Test Pilot of MiG-35, told reporters that the main feature of this aircraft was the new on board equipment and the new quality of weapons -- air-to- air, air-to-ground and air-to-sea.