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aerobatics

noun [plural] uk   /ˌeə.rəˈbæt.ɪks/ us    /ˌer.oʊˈbæt̬-/
skilful changes of position of an aircraft, such as flying upside down or in a circle: The crowd was entertained with a display of aerobatics.
aerobatic
adjective uk   /ˌeə.rəˈbæt.ɪk/ us    /ˌer.oʊˈbæt̬-/
an aerobatic display
Translations of “aerobatics”
in Spanish acrobacia aérea…
in French acrobatie(s) aérienne(s)…
in German das Kunstfliegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 特技飛行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 特技飞行…
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