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Old Aug 24, 2012, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Jovanx View Post
Well, it sorta makes sense as long as "faster" and "slower" are referring to ground speed and not air speed. The statement as quoted is a little confusing because of the grammar, but I think I know what you mean.

Nobody ever has a problem with a downwind turn at 9000 feet. It's when we are close to the ground and thinking about landing that the phenomenon occurs. I am assuming that the word "approaching" means they are working on their landing strategy.
What many people think of as 'the dreaded down wind turn' is in fact a quite different phenomenon, 'ground affect'.
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