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Offline flight level 350

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Wind Sheer gain and loss??
« on: October 31, 2009, 07:32:11 PM »
Hey, When recently listening to ATC at JFK i've heard the controller say to planes landing " wind sheer alert gain and loss 10knts" and i wandered of someone could tell me what the controller means by " gain and loss"

Thanks

And Happy Halloween lol

Danny



Offline Jason

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Re: Wind Sheer gain and loss??
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2009, 07:46:45 PM »
Gain and loss of indicated airspeed, used in wind shear reports. The gain and/or loss is also accompanied by the altitude at which it occurred.

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Re: Wind Sheer gain and loss??
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2009, 08:19:12 PM »
thanks