Slang term for a landing without engine power.
when your airplane's motor cuts out in mid-air. With any luck you'll have enough altitude to glide safely in for a nice landing, otherwise you may need to use your plastic bag.
Refers to an aircraft whose power has died mid-flight. Dead stick airplanes may glide. Helicopters must auto rotate to return to the ground safely. Report this Word See also: Autorotation Added by: mkranitz