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6 Tough Crosswind Landings From 2014

2014 was a great year for flying, but as usual, had its fair share of windy days. Learning to handle crosswinds is a critical part of flight training. With proper technique and LOTS of practice, you'll master crosswind landings and won't be scared off from gusty days at the airport.

How would you have handled the crosswind situations below? Check them out then share with your friends to see what they think.

Cessna Citation Landing In Reykjavik, Iceland

320,000 Pounds Of Bouncing 767

Landing In Chicago - It's Called The Windy City For A Reason

Massive Airbus A380 Crab-Angle Correction

Cessna Skylane Landing At A Tiny, Windy Strip In Southern Germany

Boeing 737 Crosswind/Wind-Shear Combination At Madeira Airport, Portugal

Have you seen a more challenging landing this year? Share it in the comments below.

Swayne Martin

Swayne is an editor at Boldmethod, certified flight instructor, and an Embraer 145 First Officer for a regional airline. He graduated as an aviation major from the University of North Dakota in 2018, holds a PIC Type Rating for Cessna Citation Jets (CE-525), and is a former pilot for Mokulele Airlines. He's the author of articles, quizzes and lists on Boldmethod every week. You can reach Swayne at, and follow his flying adventures on his YouTube Channel.

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