Surviving Windshear

Unless you only fly on calm days, you will have a wind shear encounter. As with many hazards, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Inspiration struck me for this topic while flying recently. I would not quite call it complacency, but flying on gusty days definitely feels routine. For example, it would not deter me if I saw a local airport reporting LLWS (low level windshear) +/-5 knots by a Skyhawk. In fact, a local airport is famous for […]
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