Meaning of Immelmann

Im•mel•mann

Pronunciation: (im'ul-män", -mun), [key]
— n.
  1. a maneuver in which an airplane makes a half loop, then resumes its normal, level position by making a half roll: used to gain altitude while turning to fly in the opposite direction. Also called
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