- An undercarriage arrangement in which, besides the main undercarriage, there is a nose undercarriage. This arrangement permits the forceful application of brakes without fear of nosing over. Further, cockpit visibility during takeoff and landing is also better than in an aircraft with a tail-wheel.
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