three-point landing

noun
\ ˈthrē-ˈpȯint- How to pronounce three-point landing (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Three-point landing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-point%20landing. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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