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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 of dead-stick landing
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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