Cross Wind Landings

Basics of Crosswind Takeoffs and Landings:

This course is laid out in three parts, Text, Video, and Quiz.

You will read about how to make proper approaches and landings with crosswinds, then watch a short video inside of each section.  At the end of the three sections, you will watch a slightly longer video putting it all together, then take a short quiz. The videos not only show how to use the controls to maneuver the aircraft, but also talks you through how to properly plan out your approach and landing, as well as getting set up for takeoff. The approximate course time is 30-45mins.

What are the requirements?

  • Students should have a basic understanding of the parts and controls of a small aircraft (elevator, ailerons, rudder, etc)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how to control the aircraft during takeoff, approach, and landing with crosswinds.
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