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A snap roll is an autorotation with rudder input and generally higher power or higher speed.

One wing is stalled in a snap roll, both wings are stalled in a spin. - Do you agree at all with this last statement?

Not entirely.

Snap roll definition: " of rapid autorotational or 'horizontal spins', not unlike spins. Rotation is induced by a rapid pitch input followed by rapid yaw input, thus stalling one wing further than the other. This imbalance in lift causes the high speed roll."
Thus both wings are stalled in a snap roll as well.

Also the example here shows that the power or airspeed don't necessarily need to be high-  


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