Airbus A380 landing with crosswinds in Iceland

by Volker Weber

Is that a Boeing 737 at 0:45 ?

[Thanks, Hajo]


I don't think I'd be on another plane after a landing like that. :)

Thomas "Duffbert" Duff, 2007-08-13

Same as here, it seems.

Yury Kats, 2007-08-13

Indeed. :-)

Volker Weber, 2007-08-13

Thats surely a big airplane but what cross wind landing isn't exactly like that? You fly nose into the wind and just before touching down, give the rudder a kick to straighten up...text book stuff.

Colin Williams, 2007-08-13

An aircraft carrier isn't that much different from a zodiak either. :-)

Volker Weber, 2007-08-13

@ Volker, LOL!

I bet as a passenger on that you'd hardly notice unless you happened to be looking out the window. I can imagine anything much smaller would be a different story.

Simon Scullion, 2007-08-14

It is indeed a very old clip and if I recall correctly, the airbus travelled to Island for the very reason of existing cross-winds. The task was to safely land it in those cross winds.

Test was successful. So after seeing this, I think we can get trust into modern planes ... I will reboard in the futur.

Thomas Nowak, 2007-08-14

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