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wingover

An aerobatic maneuver in which an aircraft is pulled up and turned simultaneously. This is followed by a diving turn in the same direction. The aircraft is under positive g throughout the maneuver and well above stalling speed.
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He made several practice landings and then left the field and flew to an area about 40 miles to the northeast of the station, where he proceeded to attempt a series of wingovers.
In case there is a doubt in anyone's mind, wingovers are not considered "normal flying" in the SNB.
I called WingOver Aerobatics to register a complaint about the noise.
WingOver Aerobatics' perspective is that their recreational activity is within "the right to the pursuit of happiness.
Many times each week, the high-decibel dive bomb maneuvers of WingOver Aerobatics have shattered the peace of otherwise quiet, tranquil days.
I suspect that WingOver pilots don't fly to unpopulated areas to do their aerobatics because they choose not to burn the fuel to get there.
Kathy Hirtz, a Springfield physician, started WingOver Aerobatics last September.
The airport has received more than 20 phone calls recently about WingOver Aerobatics and other small planes, such as the ones that take skydivers up, Humble said.
When WingOver started last fall, some of the calls were from people just plain worried about what the planes were doing, she said.
Wolf, a longtime pilot who once trained the Jordanian aerobatic team for King Hussein in the late 1970s, started Wingover Aerobatics at the airport last fall, with his wife, Liz.
And a bunch of hammerheads and wingovers, mixed in with rolls and loops and crazy eights.
The first half comprises turns, wingovers, loops and barrel rolls in various full formations.