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Crosswinds and Their Effect on Flight – Part Two: Approach/Departure Impact

Crosswinds and Their Effect on Flight – Part Two: Approach/Departure Impact

Last week, we discussed the enroute impacts of crosswinds. Today, we’ll discuss impacts on the other side of the trip: arrival and departure. As a general best practice, you should always work with an experienced aviation meteorologist to determine if crosswinds will be a factor during your […]

August 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Crosswinds and Their Effect on Flight – Part One: Enroute Impacts

Crosswinds and Their Effect on Flight – Part One: Enroute Impacts

Crosswinds are winds that come at an angle to your aircraft in flight and on approach/takeoff, and they can impact your flight operations, fuel burn, and passenger comfort. It’s always important to consider the crosswind potential in your pre-trip planning – especially for required […]






August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More