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Wind Shear and Its Impact on Flight Operations: Part 2 – Turbulence and Other Top Considerations

Wind Shear and Its Impact on Flight Operations: Part 2 – Turbulence and Other Top Considerations

For business aircraft operators, wind shear can have significant impact during takeoff/landing due to its effect on control of the aircraft. Wind shear can be the sole or one of the contributing causes of many aircraft accidents. Low-level/surface-level wind shear is caused mostly by thunderstorm […]

March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Wind Shear and Its Impact on Flight Operations: Part 1 – Definitions

Wind Shear and Its Impact on Flight Operations: Part 1 – Definitions

For business aircraft operators, wind shear has the potential to cause flight turbulence and sudden increases/decreases in both ground and air speed, as well as other associated violent air movements. It’s always best to talk with your 3rd-party provider or aviation meteorologist to confirm the potential impact of any expected wind shear […]






February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments More