There are a lot of crosswind landing videos out there, and I've posted many of them on the blog. They can look dramatic, especially when viewed from the ground at certain angles.
However, a few days ago video emerged of what must be one of the most dramatic crosswind landings I've seen. The video is of a 737 attempting to land at Prague Airport. According to the video, the crosswind is only about 13 knots, which isn't too extreme.
In pilot-speak "Crabbing" refers to angling the nose of a plane in order to compensate for a crosswind, as can be seen in this video of an extraordinarily high wind landing in Calgary this weekend. We'll just call it opposite lock f...
Two weeks ago, Flight Club brought you video of an Etihad Airbus A380 landing in a crosswind in Düsseldorf, Germany. Now we’ve got another Etihad A380 landing at the same airport, but this time filmed from the rear. Watch how much t...
Landing may feel a bit "bumpy" to those onboard, but it's a relatively common occurrence.
Check out this awesome video that was uploaded a couple of days ago capturing several crosswind landings and takeoffs on a stormy day at Dusseldorf Airport. Truly amazing.