- 1. nouna) An unpowered propeller.
I had to land with a dead stick.b) Failed aircraft power.
The 767 made a miraculous dead stick landing at an abandoned Canadian airfield.2. adverbWithout aircraft-engine power.
He landed dead stick.3. verbTo fly, especially to land, an aircraft without power.
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dead-stick — [ded′stik΄] adj. designating a landing made by an aircraft or spacecraft without using power * * * … Universalium
dead-stick — [ded′stik΄] adj. designating a landing made by an aircraft or spacecraft without using power … English World dictionary
dead stick — noun : an airplane propeller that has ceased to revolve because the engine has stopped … Useful english dictionary
dead-stick landing — /ded stik / Aeron., Aerospace. a landing of an airplane or space vehicle with the engine cut off. [1930 35] * * * dead stick landing «DEHD STIHK», a landing of an aircraft with the engine off: »Gravity slows him and beckons him back to earth and… … Useful english dictionary
dead-stick landing — /ˌdɛd stɪk ˈlændɪŋ/ (say .ded stik landing) noun Aeronautics a landing made with a dead engine … Australian English dictionary
dead-stick landing — noun Date: circa 1917 a landing of an airplane or spacecraft made without power … New Collegiate Dictionary
dead-stick landing — /ded stik / Aeron., Aerospace. a landing of an airplane or space vehicle with the engine cut off. [1930 35] * * * … Universalium
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