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Old 18th Sep 2007, 07:01
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It's also most likely that pilots in the tropics very rarily experience crosswind landings, since there is no wind at all, and thus lack training

What a load of shyte! There are some places in 'the tropics' where the wind never basically stops blowing - any oceanic island with a runway running with the lay of the land can give you 20 kts crosswind on a good day!
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