crosswind


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wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft

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A turn on crosswind within 300 feet of pattern altitude usually makes the turn to downwind happen at pattern altitude, which makes me easier to see if I'm level with other merging traffic.
Pilots deal with crosswinds all the time, Daniel Fahl, a captain for a major U.
Earlier on Monday, departure of flights from Kolkata Airport was halted due to strong crosswinds and 23 domestic flights were diverted.
The report continued: "This crosswind caused the aircraft to veer to the left, which was corrected, but then the aircraft veered to the right.
In crosswind stability, if the aerodynamic force application point is far from the NSP, the vehicle will be rotated and becomes unstable.
Use of Full Coupling of Aerodynamics and Vehicle Dynamics for Numerical Simulation of the Crosswind Stability of Ground Vehicles," SAE Int.
Quantitative analysis of vehicle aerodynamics during crosswind gusts, Ph.
This included crosswind risks and the potential of wind shear close to the surface, due to possible effects on localised air flow from the wind coming up off the steep coastline.
In fact, when firing the smaller shot sizes such as 7-1/2 or 8 at 40 yards in that same 15 to 25 mph crosswind, you can actually miss a patterning board.
Wind tunnel testing of a vehicle in crosswind was done in [1] where transient yaw crosswind scenario on a simplified vehicle shape corresponding to sport utility vehicle was performed.
Auto Business News-February 27, 2015--Isuzu Philippines to launch 2015 Crosswind
One passenger who was on board told the BBC it felt as if the tail was caught by a crosswind.
The fan system undertook crosswind testing on a Trent 1000 ALPS (Advanced Low Pressure System technology) engine, ahead of flight testing on the Rolls-Royce 747 flying test bed based in Tucson, Arizona.
I chose the longer runway at Pax River with a 13-knot crosswind instead of a 2,000 foot shorter one with no crosswind.