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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At just 17, Raven Roth's life takes a hard turn when a car crash kills the foster mom who was going to adopt her.
But Brandon takes a hard turn; he suddenly has a temper, answers back in anger, has problems at school, tests his strength against the steel blades of an upturned lawnmower.
Instead, scooter drivers must first drive ahead to the intersection to their right and make a "fishhook" maneuver in which they essentially drive in front of the zebra crossing and then make a hard turn to the left into a special box designated for those wanting to make a left turn.
EDT, Sunday) in Thane, Mumbai, when the ambulance made a hard turn and hit one of the dividers on the road.
Rangers leadoff man Delino DeShields had no chance when the two-strike pitch took the hard turn as he swung and missed.
Following a land dispute in the family, the family's circumstances take a hard turn. Suhaee beautifully essays a stoicity and valor in the face of adversity as she stands gazing at various moments with a certain brazenness that is so rare for a desi starlet.
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.
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.