dead engine

dead engine

An engine that cannot be started after in-flight shutdown.
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His opponent, Lieutenant deer Reserve Kajetan Kosinski of the recently formed Fliegerkompagnie 68/J, was wounded and, in spite of a dead engine, managed to force-land in his own lines.
I have taken Jimnys over some horrendous terrain, through deep mud, up and down impossible-looking slopes and fording rivers where I expected to get stuck at any moment with a dead engine.
The refugees -- 50 children, 20 women, and 58 men -- were left stranded in rough seas in a fishing boat with a dead engine for several hours, as authorities battled bad weather and low visibility to locate and tow them safely to Latchi harbour, in Paphos.
Which brings us to the first and most-important rule to remember about stalls: A stall can occur at any airspeed, in any attitude and at any power setting, from dead engine through full power.
The story opens with a hair-raising scenario: rising waters around the camper, a dead engine, and a family stuck in the outback with little hope of rescue.
In a few of the accidents, the pilot managed to run the tanks in one wing out of fuel (left wing tanks feed the front engine) and then did nothing when the associated engine quit--he did not attempt to cross feed to get fuel to the engine from the other wing and did not feather the prop on the dead engine.
If you know you can manage, say, 800 feet per minute descent with a dead engine, you previously calculated you need at least 1200 feet AGL to make it.
As stated in the draft report, Lucero said Bahinting bungled the emergency landing in Masbate by turning the plane right in the direction of the dead engine, causing the plane to pitch and crash.
My husband and I both drive older cars ('94 and '96), and so when I saw the article "7 Tricks to Start a Dead Engine," I quickly read it and filed it into my memory bank.
But he did not have the luxury of being able to open the throttle on a dead engine to avoid them.
The virus hid its electronic tracks, but an analysis by the security firm Symantec showed that the code included the term "DEADFOO7," which could refer to the aviation term for a dead engine, and also be a play on James Bond's fictional code name.
I then placed the ailerons over the dead engine, with corresponding forward yoke pressure to aid in directional control.