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 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.
On a sharp steep turn, the driver lost control of the truck and it fell into a 150-foot deep ditch, killing 17 persons.
The two-mile, 2,050-vertical-foot Thunderbolt trail is pretty hard to negotiate going down, with a steep turn at the Big Bend section and narrow tricky passages, especially in ungroomed powder with rocks and twigs around.
If there hadn't been a post at the end I wonder if the driver would have tried to negotiate the steep turn at the end.
Even though the upper price limit was raised recently, it does not in any way reflect the steep turn gold values have taken in the last three years.
Initial reports suggest that the vehicle was on its way back from Goa and the driver had lost control while negotiating a steep turn in the area.
In 2003, the roller coaster took another steep turn back up the earnings track, with Kamehameha reporting $544.