Sunday, May 8, 2016

Incredible video shows B-52 bomber performing strong crosswind landing

Crosswind landing B-52This is cool. Depending on the type of aircraft, pilots may be required to apply a Wind Correction Angle (WCA) and “crab” the plane aligning nose and tail with the wind direction to counter the drifting effect of side winds during strong crosswind landings. Whilst most of the planes “de-crab” once the main landing gear […]
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