Flat Spin

Flat Spin may refer to:

  • A term used in aviation, see Spin (flight);
  • FlatSpin (play), a 2001 play written by Alan Ayckbourn;
  • A term used by Bolliger & Mabillard to describe a Corkscrew (roller coaster element);
  • An Aggressive Inline or ski trick invented by a Puerto Rican skater named Moises Abreu in 1995.

Other articles related to "flat, spin, spins, flat spin":

Ten-pin Bowling - Bowling Terms and Jargon - Other Bowling Terms and Jargon
... Flat 10 Leaving just the 10 pin after the first shot, while the 6 pin lays in the gutter instead of flying around the 10 pin (as with a Ringing 10) ... For a left-hander, the equivalent is the "Flat 7" ... Hook Rolling the ball with enough side-spin to make the ball curve as it rolls toward the pins ...
Tailspin - Unrecoverable Spins
... of the airplane is behind the aft limit approved for spinning, any spin may prove to be unrecoverable except by using some special spin-recovery device such as a spin-recovery parachute specially installed in the ... In the past, some airplanes displayed an unrecoverable spin in which the nose was higher, relative to the horizon, than in conventional spins ... This is sometimes called a flat spin, although whether a flat spin is indeed unrecoverable depends on aircraft type and loading ...

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