deadstick (deadsticks, present participle deadsticking; past and past participle deadsticked)

  1. To land an aircraft without power.
  2. (fishing) To present the lure either by casting or a vertical drop and allow the bait to remain motionless for an extended period before retrieval.

deadstick (not comparable)

  1. Describing the landing of an aircraft with no power from the engines

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