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Terrifying Landings and Aborted Landings Under 62MPH Crosswinds [Video]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last Wednesday, a huge storm system arrived to Spain from the North. In Bilbao, a city in the north of Spain, planes were forced to land under 62mph (100km/h) crosswinds. Some of them had to be aborted several times. Watch the video. More »
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Wings Over Illawara, Australia: Crosswind Take-Offs Suck Even If You're Riding A Fighter Jet

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia (6 months ago)

Video: Landing or taking off in heavy crosswinds really sucks no matter which plane you’re in. It could be the biggest airliner in the world, a prop plane, or these F-18s taking off in 30-knot to 40-knot crosswinds. It looks fun fro... Read Post

Air Force One Sits On Runway Next To Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Plane, Then Has Shaky Landing In Ohio

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

Air Force One was forced to abort its first landing attempt in Ohio on Wednesday, running into turbulence as it approached the runway. The Air Force One landing took place near Toledo, where President Obama was traveling for a campa... Read Post

Just Look How Much Airplane Wings Flex in Crosswinds

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (9 months ago)

Landing in a crosswind can be terrifying, but just watch this video and see how much the wings of a Boeing 767 flex during severe turbulence. It's... disconcerting. Read more... Read Post

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