Definition of three-point landing in English:

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three-point landing

Pronunciation: /ˈTHrē ˌpoint ˈlandiNG/


A landing of an aircraft on the two main wheels and the tailwheel or skid simultaneously.
Example sentences
  • The landing configuration of a Yak 52 is very much like that of a taildragger three-point landing - nose high, easing back on the stick continually until touchdown.
  • I had about 200 hours in SNJs during which I had done my best to make perfect three-point landings.
  • This was the picture that I would have to reproduce to make a perfect three-point landing.

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Syllabification: three-point land·ing

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