deadstick landing

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deadstick landing

A landing performed without any power; normally consequent to engine failure.
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Another friend has had several deadstick landings in the last two or three years in aircraft with these two-strokes.
The rudder is operated by duplicated FBW, with duplicated hydraulics, though no manual reversion, hence deadstick landings are crosswind-limited.