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Pilot explains crosswinds landing

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Air travel is one of the safest ways to get around, but once in a while you see something that reminds you why so many people are phobic about getting into a flying metal tube. (www.cnn.com) More...

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WALLACE24
WALLACE24 0
Now I got it! Right xwind, right rudder. No more landing in the grass.
Jecain
Jonathan Cain 0
glad they got in depth on that!?
preacher1
preacher1 0
yeah, really.lol!!!!!!!!
umcima1964
guy lever 0
actually the take-offs were more interesting. amazing to the see planes shifted to the right of the screen immediately once they go wheels up.
flyby98
Chris Bugyi 0
Lacked depth, but some of the comments were funny.
preacher1
preacher1 0
He made 1 true statement there that said a whole lot "It's not really dangerous. It just requires the utmost of your training to kick in." You had better have your guns loaded when you start in on one of them. That's when the Pilot needs to know how to FLY THE PLANE!
FedExCargoPilot
I noticed none of the pilots in the vid did the forward slip, its not the metal tube thats scary its bad landings is what it is!
zennermd
zennermd 0
I'm glad they clarified that for me. I was really confused what crosswind landings were until now.

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