tricycle landing gear

noun
: landing gear for an airplane having two laterally-spaced wheels aft and a single wheel forward of the center of gravity

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tricycle undercarriage or tricycle landing gear noun
An aircraft's undercarriage or landing gear, which has three wheels
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Main Entry:tricycle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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