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fly up-wind [1 record]

Record 1 2007-07-12


Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation

Generally, at higher altitudes, we try to fly upwind of the cell because we are less likely to encounter hail on the upwind side, and anecdotally, turbulence is normally much worse on the downwind side than the upwind side.

Key term(s)
  • fly head-wind


  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne


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