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SIDEWAY DRIFT [1 record]

Record 1 2010-03-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
CONT

... consider a more demanding maneuver: landing. No matter which type of airplane is being flown, a pilot should eliminate all sideways drift and all crab before landing.

Key term(s)
  • sideway drift

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
CONT

Dans le cas d’un atterrissage par vent de travers, s’aligner avec l’axe de piste en volant en crabe dans le vent et, au moment de l’arrondi, braquer doucement la gouverne de direction afin d’aligner l’avion avec l’axe de piste. Utiliser les ailerons pour éviter toute dérive latérale.

Spanish

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