three-point landing


three–point landing

noun

Definition of THREE-POINT LANDING

:  an airplane landing in which the two main wheels of the landing gear and the tail wheel or skid or nose wheel touch the ground simultaneously

First Known Use of THREE-POINT LANDING

1918

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