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XWind Testimonials

“450 hours - and 150 of those in the last 60 days. You’d think my landings, particularly in the past 60 days were nailed. So did I. Then I was introduced to a Crosswind Concepts session. The concept of a good pilot is always learning couldn’t ring truer than at Crosswind Concepts. I was brought back to the very basics of stick and rudder flying and was able instantly to regain that all important sight picture of a cross wind approach and landing. In my opinion, no check ride is complete without a few simulator rides in the Crosswind environment. It’s the difference between knowledge and proficiency.”
– Michael Kennedy - Private Pilot
Happy student in Xwind crosswind training simulator
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Wow! What a fantastic tool for any pilot! Crosswind Concepts should be a mandatory part of every student pilot program.

Huge boost in my confidence for making crosswind landings!

Thanks Taylor!
– Paul Sheffield, Private Pilot
... after working with you, when I saw a TAF yesterday predicting very strong crosswinds with gusts, I was actually really looking forward to getting in the air with Erik yesterday. Once we were in the air, the winds were strong with variable heading and quite strong gusts, and yet I felt more comfortable flying and landing the plane than ever - I think it’s more than safe to say that both Erik and thought I had made substantial progress.
– Paul Varosy - Student Pilot
Just wanted to let you know that Craig and I flew yesterday to practice some crosswind landings at KGXY and KBJC. The concepts I learned on the simulator translated very well to the SR20 and were extremely helpful. In fact, one of the landings at KBJC was with a 20+ knot crosswind! I would not hesitate to recommend Crosswind Concepts to anyone—thanks for your help!
– Steve Merker
 

Fact:  98% of all landing accidents in a single year occurred in crosswinds below 15 knots.

Develop your crosswind skills
before you need them
with the Xwind crosswind simulator.

Click here to see the Xwind in action.

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  • Crosswind landings are the most difficult maneuver in general aviation, according to Richard Collins, renowned aviation author and journalist.
  • Crosswinds and wind gusts are the leading cause of weather-related aviation accidents.
  • Crosswinds cause more accidents than rain, icing, thunderstorms, and fog combined.

Yet crosswind flight training is one of the most neglected skill sets among pilots of all levels – mainly because a crosswind shows up on its own schedule, not at the whim of a flight instructor.


In reality, most student pilots in cockpits receive just minutes of instruction in critical crosswind skills. Now there’s an effective solution to this dilemma:  the Xwind crosswind simulator.

Virtually every pilot profits from Xwind crosswind training.


Gain more crosswind skills in a two-hour Xwind session than in two years of flying!


Strap into an Xwind cockpit and be amazed as powerful motors provide roll, yaw and drift to give you remarkable simulations of crosswind landings. To replicate the true-to-life crosswind scenarios you’ll experience in the Xwind simulator would require countless hours of cockpit training.


But don’t take our word for it; click here to learn about outstanding results from a session in the Xwind simulator.  And click here to see a demo of the Xwind in action.

If you are renting an aircraft, you really need to carry your own renters insurance!  While the FBO may have insurance, it's there to protect them, not you.

 

Drop by Avemco and get a quote to see what coverage you can get and for how little.  Be sure to use Crosswind Concepts' FBO code "CC08."


To submit your MDC training session for credit, download the Safety Rewards Certification Form, fill it out and send it in.


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Jun
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Regretfully we find it necessary to cease our operation at Centennial Airport.
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Mar
27
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Welcome to Colin Prenger, CFI-I, our newest Crosswind Instructor
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Jan
23
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Back by popular demand, we've scheduled several iPad classes in February!
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Jan
23
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We're taking our popular seminar to the mountains!
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