wheel 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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Passengers said the nose wheel landing gear of a plane from Golden Myanmar Airlines broke forcing Yangon International Airport to temporarily close the runway for about one and half hours.
Strong winds forced a flight from Guernsey to Leeds Bradford airport to make a heavy nose wheel landing.
The elephant in the room for such a remarkable utility airplane is the huge proportion of runway loss of control accidents (RLOC), almost always on landing and often following a wheel landing. Many pilots reported losing control just as the tailwheel came down after a wheel landing--right at the time aerodynamic control is deteriorating and there is not yet good rolling control.
The crew of a US Airways Express Bombardier DHC-8 Dash-8 that was forced to land at the Philadelphia International Airport with its nose wheel landing gear retracted on the morning of 16 November had earlier heard a "creaking and grinding noise" when taxiing out of the Lehigh Valley International Airport, say US National Transportation Safety Board investigators.
Debris from the car was flung towards surrounding houses, hitting windows and doors, with a wheel landing 150 feet away in a garden.
Debris from the car was flung toward surrounding houses hitting windows and doors with one wheel landing nearly 100ft away in a neighbour's garden.
Local housewife Margarete Lenz found a wing and the smouldering six wheel landing gear of the Russian plane in her neighbour's yard.
While performing a crosswind landing in a J-3 for example, in addition to employing a sideslip, a wheel landing is performed.
"As the aircraft landed at approximately 10.30am it experienced a suspected failure of the nose wheel landing gear and veered off the runway onto the grass.
Overly aggressive braking on a nose-heavy or tailwheel aircraft can flip the plane tail-over-nose, such as when a tailwheel pilot attempts a wheel landing with aggressive braking.
A wing and the six wheel landing gear of the Tupolev landed in her neighbour's back garden.