drift-down

drift-down

A gradual en route descent from a higher altitude.
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While proceeding to the recovery field and executing drift-down to the three engine service ceiling, the crew identified the #1 propeller as counter-rotating, with probable failure of the propeller brake, and again followed Dash-1 guidance in an attempt to stop the rotation.
Subpages such as Student life and Financial Aid are further segmented by departments, or most-wanted drift-downs.