Video tip: How to determine the wind direction for takeoff and landing

When departing or approaching an airport, it’s important that you choose a runway that allows you to takeoff or land into the wind. This week’s tip looks at some common wind direction indicators found on the ground at many airports, along with how to use the radio to tune into automated weather reporting systems.

The 4K video clip below is from Sporty’s 2022 Learn to Fly Course