chandelle : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction
- v climb suddenly and steeply
The airplane chandelled
- The crowds in the stands (48,000) went wild with delight as he kicked his ship up in a gleeful chandelle, a winner.
- Like an angry dragonfly, the little ship buzzed across the field, spiraled up in a chandelle.
- Just then the Navy plane made a chandelle, driving around back of me.