Published on Jun 25, 2014
What is this? Any background?
What, where, how, who, why, when?
TRY WATCHING ON JEWTUBE……….. MIGHT BE MORE INFO…
I did. Nothing there either. Maybe Captain Obvious will weigh in.
Look up Microburst https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microburst
its basically localized high winds that come straight down until they hit the surface , than the high winds disperse out after hitting the ground
the yellow aircraft is a Piper Cub , they are designed to fly at slow speeds , so a microburst can cause them to “fly” without being flown (if that makes sense)
the airframe on a Piper Cub is designed to fly at low airspeed like close to 38 MPH (stall speed air frame stall speed) and not much faster than 80-100 mph .. so if you have a 50 Knot wind that plane is air born just due to the wind across its wings
I could get into a bunch of aviation shit and pilot speak , but thats a general idea of what took place
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