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deadstick landing Line breaks: dead|stick land|ing

Definition of deadstick landing in English:


An unpowered landing of an aircraft.
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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