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OPECJet

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How much crosswind are you guys allowed? Also, how do you factor the gusts?

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How much crosswind are you guys allowed? Also, how do you factor the gusts?

Thanks!
That's an easy one. You multiply the taxi speed of a Southwest 737 (40-60 knots at most airports, maybe V1 minus 5 knots if its the last leg) and divide it by the square root of how many drinks the cockpit crew had at the bar the night before.
 

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35 knot demonstrated crosswind.
As for computing speeds, add 1/2 the steady and all the gust, not to exceed 20 kts. For example 350@12G20 would equate to a target speed increase of 14 (6+8). In calm winds you only add five. Hope this helps.
 

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Is that with or without your AT's?

For FL the autothrottles take the gust, when going manual you do the fancy calculations.
 

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Thanks guys.
 

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Is that with or without your AT's?

For FL the autothrottles take the gust, when going manual you do the fancy calculations.
yeah the new calculations here are stupid. Watched a guy plant it on hard while the auto throttles "handled it"
 

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Use the following formula courtesy of Will Farrell:

The angle of my dangle is inversely proportionate to the heat of my meat.

That should work for you.
 

75 Driver

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A 737?

yeah the new calculations here are stupid. Watched a guy plant it on hard while the auto throttles "handled it"
How can you not grease a 73 on everytime, it is the easiest airplane ever built to land.:rolleyes:
 

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who cares? i hope you can finally sleep at night knowing this information!
 

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That's an easy one. You multiply the taxi speed of a Southwest 737 (40-60 knots at most airports, maybe V1 minus 5 knots if its the last leg) and divide it by the square root of how many drinks the cockpit crew had at the bar the night before.
CLASSIC!
 

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Depends on if we're trying to catch a commute home or not.:rolleyes:
 

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How can you not grease a 73 on everytime, it is the easiest airplane ever built to land.:rolleyes:

Classics, (200, 300, 500) yes.................800 & 900 series not so much.
 
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