Definition of deadstick landing in English:

deadstick landing

Syllabification: dead·stick land·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌdedstik ˈlandiNG


An unpowered landing of an aircraft.
More example sentences
  • The story related that after the Navy torpedo bomber made a deadstick landing on the airfield the pilot stepped out of the cockpit and was shot down in cold blood.
  • Shot down on 9 August 1945, while bombing Ominato airfield, an F4U Corsair flown by Lt. Vernon T. Coumbre made a deadstick landing five miles offshore.
  • The way I do deadstick landings is to put most of the drag out early and stay very tight to the field.

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