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Storm Isha gust stops landing plane in mid-air

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Well now; you don't see that happening outside of a videogame very often.... (I hope)


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yikes!! great pilotage!


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Wow, imagine that happening to an A380!😮

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Isn't that how the jet stream was discovered? WW2 bomber pilots found they had zero ground speed. Or is it a myth?

There's a video on YT of a Cessna trailing a banner, totally stationary. And videos of STOL competitions where they hover just above the ground.

But then, I have a seagull friend that does this all the time. 😁

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It was good but it looked to me he should have a good bit more airspeed and less flap. I could be wrong though.

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Why would anyone opt to be out flying a single-engine GA plane in such conditions??!

"The superior pilot uses his superior judgement to avoid having to use his superior skills."

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Live LA Flights during current atmospheric river hitting California:

Rain & low visibility start around 5:00:00

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Added info on when rain hits
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