This Guide is a reasonably comprehensive examination – directed towards Australian conditions – of the atmospheric structure, the physical laws and the forces which together produce the atmospheric phenomena referred to as weather – a good understanding of which is essential to safe aerial navigation. [The text is more or less complete but a number …

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The primary aim in the landing sequence is to perform the operation safely. The secondary aim is to touch down — usually — with minimum vertical speed and minimum horizontal ground speed, while maintaining controllability — particularly in gusty wind conditions. The touchdown should be made without excessive side forces affecting the undercarriage. A not-so-important …

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