deadstick landing

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deadstick landing

A landing performed without any power; normally consequent to engine failure.
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Clay Lacy - Pilatus Turbo Porter demonstration featuring dead-stick landing.
When the pressure did not recover after returning to one G flight he snapped towards Nellis Air Force Base and climbed in order to achieve an energy state from which he could perform a dead-stick landing should the engine seize due to oil starvation.
With the extra time, was also able to begin discussion on what would be needed to push the U-2 off of the runway once I landed -- we both assumed the best results from my upcoming dead-stick landing attempt.