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Definition of the noun aerobatics

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  1. the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft
    • example: Some birds indulge in aerobatics, seemingly for the sheer pleasure of doing so.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of aerobatics: acrobatics / stunt flying / stunting
    • more generic words: flight / flying = an instance of traveling by air
    • more specific words: tailspin / spin = rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral

Alternative definition of the noun aerobatics


  1. Spectacular stunts, performed in an airplane or glider. Examples include various types of rolls and loops.


Aerobatics a.k.a. Radio-controlled aerobatics is the practice of flying radio-controlled aircraft in maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aerobatics

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Google previewLasors 2010 (2010)

The Guide for Pilots by Civil Aviation Authority: Personnel Licensing Department - Flight Crew

Competition aerobatics is an international sport under the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. The relevant sporting regulations have been prepared by the International Aerobatics Committee who sanction both World and Continental ...

Google previewFlight and Motion (2015)

The History and Science of Flying by Dale Anderson, Ian Graham, Brian Williams

Aerobatics is a form of aviation in which pilots.

Google previewExtreme Fear (2009)

The Science of Your Mind in Danger by Jeff Wise

Competitive aerobatics is a uniquely demanding undertaking. As a mental discipline, it requires exacting attention to detail, the ability to think quickly and three-dimensionally, and the ability to maintain one's poise while rapidly moving through ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Machine Learning (2011)

by Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Model-based RL algorithms have been used successfully for autonomous helicopter ight for hovering, forward ight and, using apprenticeship learning methods for expert-level aerobatics. In model- based RL, rst one builds a model of the ...

Google previewAeronautical Dictionary (2004)

With Emphasis on ATC Communications Terms by J. Deborah Balter

Aerobatics - Maneuver involving an abrupt change in an aircraft's attitude, an abnormal attitude or abnormal acceleration not necessary for normal flight. Ex: Aerobatics are safe if you practice a lot and pay attention. Aerodrome - A defined area ...

Google previewDictionary of aviation (1911)

by R.M. Pierce

aerobatics ,ee-aza'baetlks n. [also spelt aerobatics] the art of constructing and usrng aerobats or airshrps; aerial navrgation; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Games (2003)

by Daniel Bell

¡997 Ankara Turkey September 3–2¡ Sports: Aerobatics , Gliding, Hang Gliding, Parachuting, General Aviation, Aeromodeling, Microlight Flying, Rotorcrafts, Ballooning Venues: Aerobatics (Antalya), Gliding (Inonu), ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

aerobatics Sport of performing maneuvers such as rolls, loops, stalls, spins, and dives with an ...

Google previewCambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

ou-/ prefix of the air or of air travel: aerodynamics aeronautics aerobatics /.ea.ratfbast.iks/...

changes of position of an aircraft, such as flying upside down or in a circle: The crowd was entertained with a display of aerobatics.

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of New York and Its Vicinity (1898)

With Maps of New York and Its Environs ...

aerobatics, clog- and ballet-dancing, and broad farces, the chief ...

Google previewDictionary of Minor Planet Names (2013)

by Lutz D. Schmadel

1970 world aerobatics champion, the second woman to fly in space (1982) and the first ...

Google previewThe Epcot Explorer's Encyclopedia (2011)

by R.A. Pedersen

The Reedy Creek Improvement District was formed as a governing body by some spectacular political aerobatics to oversee the whole of the EPCOT, establish the needed municipalities, and try and keep the crap out. 3 EPCOT EXPLORER'S ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

Program; the National Airshow Program toensure safetyforpilots andspectators at civil andmilitary air shows (including aerobatics); theNational Simulator Program (NSP); ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

gliding; aerobatics; gliding; ...

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Small photo of June 17, 2017, Voronezh, Russia: the Russian aerobatic team "Strizhi" performs aerobatics figures at an indicative speechSmall photo of June 17, 2017, Voronezh, Russia: the Russian aerobatic team "Strizhi" performs aerobatics figures at an indicative speechSmall photo of Formation of nine aerobatic aircrafts during airshow of aerobatics. Colored smoke behind planes. Exhibition of pilotage and maneuvering skillsSmall photo of Santiago, Chile - March, 25, 2010: Extra 300 aerobatic aircraft of chilean HALCONES High Aerobatics Squad, preparing to take off and do acrobatic routines.Small photo of Airplane aerobatics demonstration during airshowSmall photo of HELSINKI, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2017: Red Arrows (The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team) flying aerobatics at the Kaivopuisto Air Show in Helsinki, Finland on 9 June 2017.Small photo of HELSINKI, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2017: Red Arrows (The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team) flying aerobatics at the Kaivopuisto Air Show in Helsinki, Finland on 9 June 2017. More...

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Scrabble value of A1E1R1O1B3A1T1I1C3S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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