power dive

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a dive of an airplane that is accelerated both by gravity and by the power of the engine

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The float lifted and sailed away and Bill's strike started a fight that stripped 30 yards of line in the first power dive.
Rescuers were astonished to find them still alive after it hit the ground in a power dive, the impact of which shattered the cockpit and nose and ripped off the undercarriage.
During courtship rituals, with power dives of up to 97kmph, some North American hummingbirds, such as the ruby-throated hummingbird, beat their wings over 200 times per second.
Perform fun, gliding maneuvers like power dives and dolphining, and harness thermals to soar high into the sky.
Perform fun gliding maneuvers like power dives and dolphining