upward roll

upward charlie

upward charlie
Upward charlie.
An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft pulls up vertically and carries out rolls in this attitude before recovering to normal attitude. The maneuver is generally done after a low pass. Also called upward roll and vertical Charlie.
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