Video tip: How to handle crosswinds during takeoff

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When planning for takeoff, it’s best to choose a runway at the departure airport that is most aligned with the wind. Unfortunately, the winds rarely blow right down the runway, so you must learn how to accomplish takeoffs and landings under crosswind conditions. This week’s tip looks at the control inputs required and performance implications when performing a crosswind takeoff.

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