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Planes Get Blown Off The Ramp During Microburst

In 2014, an intense microburst swept across the US Air Force Academy ramp in Colorado Springs, CO. It was so powerful, it forced several planes to make unplanned takeoffs. One things's for sure: watching this will give you a healthy respect for microbursts. Oh, and by the way, here's how you can avoid them.

Warning: NSFW language coming from the tower cab, as you would expect in this situation.

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 colin@boldmethod.com.

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