roller landing

roller landing

i. A landing by a tail-wheeled aircraft on its main wheels, with the tail wheel touching the ground later. Also called a wheel landing.
ii. Refers to touch-and-go approaches (i.e., an aircraft takes off after landing but before it has come to a full stop).
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"In August, 1995 a pilot lost control of his Hawk during a similar roller landing and ejected.
"The last of them occurred in August, 1999 when an aircraft practising roller landings suffered a bird strike.