free flight

noun
unassisted or unconstrained flight, as the flight of a rocket or missile without guidance or after fuel exhaustion or motor cutoff.

Origin:
1920–25

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free flight
 
n
the flight of a rocket, missile, etc, when its engine has ceased to produce thrust

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Example sentences
It is a big balloon that gets deflated and inflated and occasionally drifts in
  free flight.
Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and
  gave him a free flight.
And they're annoyed by an inability to book a free flight at the lowest
  mileage-redemption levels.
Also, if you are using points, the number of points needed to redeem a free
  flight is directly tied to the price of the ticket.
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