As pilots we learn to deal with crosswind landings almost from Day One of our training. Chances are this was in a primary flight trainer that weighed less than your car and was accomplished with what some call the “wing low” method, something more properly called a sideslip. This could very well be a valid technique for the airplane you are flying now but probably isn’t. Rather, your aircraft’s manufacturer may require crosswind landings be made in a crab, with the ...

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