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What does it mean when the wind component for a flight is 75mph (headwind)? Is the plane actually flying through 75mph winds? How is the wind component calculated?Sincerely,Chris

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If the headwind is 75 mph and the aircrafts airspeed is 150,Then the aircraft is only going 75 mph. The crosswind compenet is determined where the wind is coming from.If the wind is from the right of the a/c by 20 degrees, that means the nose of the aircraft should be pointed to the right by 20 degrees off to the right of your actuall heading Jeff Akins ppl 04/27/94 inst03/30/02

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