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Pilots Battle Strong Winds In OKC And Nail The Landing

You know that feeling you have when you nail a crosswind landing? That's what the crew of this ExpressJet flight into Oklahoma City felt like last week.

With winds gusting up to 41 knots last Wednesday in OKC, this was no walk in the park. But the crew flew it all the way to the runway, with a nice rudder kick out at the very end.

Landing a plane while battling the strong Oklahoma wind

Be careful when you're driving home! The winds are pretty strong today. This is video captured from Bob Moore Chopper 4 of a plane battling the Oklahoma wind.

Posted by KFOR-TV on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Video via: KFOR-TV

Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at

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