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Understanding how directional control of an aircraft is achieved during a crosswind take off

23 May 2016

On 2 January 2015, the commander of an aircraft suddenly lost directional control during a within-limits crosswind take off and the aircraft left the runway onto grass at approximately 80 knots. The Investigation concluded that the most likely explanation for the excursion was the absence of any rudder input as the aircraft accelerated.

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