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wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft

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The willingness to do so is essential in making a successful landing in a strong crosswind.
After all, you should know you can't handle crosswinds, but we don't usually go around deliberately and knowingly making a bad choice.
Bogdan mentioned below the video on YouTube that he has "filmed a few thousand crosswind landings at several airports in Europe within the past years." However, this particular landing impressed him as it was "extremely hard and extraordinary."
Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Oct 9 (ANI): Ferry services between Howrah and Kolkata were suspended temporarily due to heavy rains and strong crosswind across Kolkata's Hooghly River on Monday.
The unexpected crosswind on an otherwise calm day spun the 80-year-old biplane around on the runway, causing the left wheels to collapse which in turn damaged the left wingtip and spar.
The driving situation modeled in the simulation assumed that an ordinary passenger car traveling straight ahead was buffeted by a crosswind gust.
The crosswind test facility at the German Aerospace Center, Gottingen is equipped with a rotary table which allows testing the crosswind stability of a train model under different yaw angles in the stationary flow of the wind tunnel.
On less crosswind sensitive vehicles, like the car-type geometries, the full-coupling approach does not modify the results in a significant way compared to a static coupling.
It also has a Crosswind Assist and Attention Assist which has been designed to reduce vehicle drift during strong, gusting crosswinds.
Strong winds were one of the most important aspects to consider for aviation purposes, with the crosswind component of wind gusts being of particular concern.
The effect of wind, especially a 3-to-9 o'clock crosswind, is commonly seen when shooting cripples over water.
What about crosswinds? The airplane flight manual probably lists a maximum demonstrated crosswind.
Khartoum, Sudan, Jumada I 9, 1436, Feb 28, 2015, SPA -- An airport official says a helicopter that had carried Sudan's Vice President caught fire after landing hard following a strong crosswind.
Auto Business News-February 27, 2015--Isuzu Philippines to launch 2015 Crosswind