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A landing of an aircraft on the two main wheels and the tailwheel or skid simultaneously.
- ‘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.’
three-point landing/ˈTHrē ˌpoint ˈlandiNG/
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