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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
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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
I really appreciated the seminar presented by you and your crew last night @ MKC. Good show, and a great example of concentrating on the things that matter the most. We ALL have problems with crosswind operations - some more than others. You have broken down a skill that is largely intuitive (but those who have gained the intuition generally can't explain it), identified the component parts, and reassembled them in a way that can be understood rationally, then executed practically. No small feat.
– Tom Ward - Private Pilot, Kansas City
I have to tell you, your training program has been sooooooo useful to me.

Over the winter season, I went flying all over Colorado, and performed crosswind landings in all sorts of conditions at all sorts of airports.

I directly attribute (to your training) not only my success and safety with crosswind landings and takeoffs, but to the great FUN it is!

Many of these mountain airports have very irregular landscapes and wind conditions, and I personally find the challenge of assessing all the variables and making the safe correct choices and adjustments in each situation quite FUN!

I will heartily recommend your training to any aspiring aviator.

Thanks again!
– Mike Fleming
 

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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