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dead-stick landing

[ded-stik] /ˈdɛdˌstɪk/
noun
1.
Aeronautics, Aerospace. a landing of an airplane or space vehicle with the engine cut off.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples for dead-stick landing
  • Once back to the landing field, the fuel is cut off and the pilot makes a dead-stick landing.

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