steep turn

steep turn

A high rate of turn. There is no fixed definition about the angle of bank to be used. Some of the figures are over 50°; 45°−70°; and over 60°.
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The King Air 350 turboprop reportedly took a steep turn near its destination airport before coming down.
After about 30 minutes, a steep turn to the left will take you up to the cluster of buildings the Habshis have tirelessly constructed, an outpost in the wilderness above the clouds.
Normal cruise in a Cub is just about slow flight in anything else, and wrapping the high-drag airframe into a steep turn scrubs speed in a hurry, taking the airplane near stalling angle of attack.
Her life takes a steep turn when she meets Robert Browning, a youthful, impulsive man who successfully awakens a passion she had only talked about in her poetry.
According to police, the coach that started its journey from the town of Baghsar in Samahni tehsil went out of the driver control while ascending a steep turn near Kund Barreli village at about 5:45am and fell into a ravine.
Keeping the tradition of leading from the front, the air chief performed a 'High G' steep turn, followed by magnificent vertical rolls, as his aircraft disappeared in the skies.
The Hurricanes prepared for a head-on attack, but the enemy aircraft, which had been flying at about 6,000 feet, executed a steep turn to the right.
While Erdogan is feeling more isolated regionally and globally thanks to his adventurous policies dragging him to a "precious loneliness," he made a new steep turn toward his "old friend" Putin.
There is a steep turn near the general post office (GPO) complex between Minsk Square and Vidhana Soudha stations.
Initial reports suggested "the driver was drunk" and traveling at a high speed when he tried to take a steep turn Friday morning and crashed, some 100 kilometers (60 miles) north of West Bengal's state capital of Kolkata, according to Burdwan police Superintendent Kunal Agarwal.
"When in combat it could do a steep turn, flying vertically with the whole aircraft juddering - it was never designed for that, but it could do it.