dead-stick landing

noun

: a landing of an airplane or spacecraft made without power

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dead-stick landing was circa 1917

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“Dead-stick landing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead-stick%20landing. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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