Sorry mate, I have spent a lot of time as a pilot flying in UK, but never heard that term used that way.
She needs fixin'... ie; she's 'bent'... it's a British term I like to use.
Anyhoo, here's one from the same series as a color shot I posted earlier in this thread. That earlier image was scanned from a somewhat modern and very crapola print that looks like it was made from a copy of a copy of a copy of a copy of a print made from the original slide, but this image here was made from an original print of a Curtiss factory photo.
That's Lloyd Child behind the stick...
Project 914 Archives (S.Donacik collection)
Fade to Black...
Thanks for more education.