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dead-stick landing

[ ded-stik ]
/ ˈdɛdˌstɪk /
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noun

Aeronautics, Aerospace. a landing of an airplane or space vehicle with the engine cut off.

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Origin of dead-stick landing

First recorded in 1930–35
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