tailslide


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tailslide

A maneuver in which an airplane descends tail first for a brief interval after stalling at the top of a steep climb, as in a hammer or a hammerhead stall. In modern combat aircraft, this can be performed as a controlled maneuver.
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Rather than just make the tailslide, land into the hill and then stop, the real trick is bombing the hill.
Cardiel broke in the block on top with a 50-50, Tim McKenney lipslid it, Tim Upson went over a bench with a heelflip, so did Dan Drehobl with a blind-side ollie, Dennis put his signature Busenitz on it for sure and no denying the smooth stylish tailslide fakie that Phil Shao handed it.
/ With an old man in red, his tailslide so quick / I knew in that moment it had to be St.
What about this tailslide on this super-tall double-kink rail?
Hey, I've said this before but you're the only person I've seen do a tailslide Muska flip out.
Teen hoodie Baldwin grew up performing kick-flips and tailslides on the street corners of Bridgend and was good enough to finish second in a British skateboarding tournament.
Some boardslides and tailslides? Or maybe just trying-to-stay-on- the-board rides?
Feebles to tailslides are cool as long as you don't skimp on the backtail.