Definition of three-point landing in English:

three-point landing


  • A landing of an aircraft on the two main wheels and the tailwheel or skid simultaneously.

    • ‘This was the picture that I would have to reproduce to make a perfect three-point landing.’
    • ‘I had about 200 hours in SNJs during which I had done my best to make perfect three-point landings.’
    • ‘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.’


three-point landing

/ˈTHrē ˌpoint ˈlandiNG/