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A landing in which the aircraft touches down with all three of its wheels simultaneously. A three-point landing is normal in a tail-wheeled aircraft but is not recommended for aircraft with tricycle landing gear.
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Once three-point landings
are becoming comfortable, wheel landings are introduced.
If you make a three-point landing
, you don't get into this "no-man's land" situation.
The soft-field attitude observed in tricycle gear airplanes, for example, is analogous to the three-point landing
attitude in many tailwheel airplanes.