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  • A crosswind is any wind that has a perpendicular component to the line or direction of travel. If a crosswind is strong enough it may exceed an aircraft's crosswind limit and an attempt to land under such conditions could cause structural damage to the aircraft's undercarriage. — “Crosswind - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • If the aircraft was landing on a northbound runway, it would need to compensate for this easterly component of velocity caused by the west crosswind. XB-52 performing a crab landing having nose pointed toward incoming wind, but undercarriage aligned along the runway. — “Crosswind landing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Pilots Operating Handbook (POH) displays the maximum demonstrated crosswind component for the aircraft, this figure is based on a pilot with A maximum demonstrated crosswind component for each aircraft will be. — “Airfield traffic pattern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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