half roll

half roll

half roll
An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft inverts onto its back and rotates downward about its longitudinal axis, leveling out when it is near level attitude. In this fashion, the aircraft loses height rapidly and changes direction through 180°.
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This glorious, half roll had been marinated in olive oil and oregano, toasted and then sprinkled with sea salt.
He has matured so much in the past 12 months that regardless of what happens between now and the August 9 transfer deadline, Grealish will simply half roll up his socks and get on with it.
Then I thought, 'If I cannot half loop, I will try a half roll.' By that time the trees below me were coming up very fast.
Half Roll back with arms which trains core control and strengthens arms
There was a collective groan and I swear I saw the other half roll his eyes, although of course he denied it.
Finding a half roll of silver-colored duct tape, they were pleased to learn that charcoal briquettes stick reasonably well to duct tape.
With a half roll of duct tape, I made that cheap air mattress last for nine months.
(I use a serrated bread knife for this.) Place ingredients in a container large enough to hold the half roll of towels and mix slightly.
(Refrigerate remaining half until needed.) Coat the sides of half roll with flour.
And like the 911 GT3 RS, a Clubsport package - comprising half roll cage, seat belt harnesses, fire extinguisher and battery cut-off switch - is a standard feature of the 4.0 model.