How To Use Tailwind In A Sentence

  • First of all, a great circle route is the most efficient, and second, we try to take advantage of tailwinds and stay out of headwinds, all of which goes into determining our actual route of flight.
  • The wind was quite variable during the course of the day, with a 20 km easterly tailwind at the start, turning southerly and reducing as the day progressed.
  • Pilots were regularly flying between United Kingdom and the United States of America and they noticed that it was quicker to fly to the UK, reporting tailwinds of over 100 miles per hour.
  • The researchers think the cooler night and early-morning temperatures, which would help dissipate body heat and increase oxygen availability, may be more helpful than any tailwind assist.
  • That suggests the recent rally in oil prices may have a strong tailwind.
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  • Conditions were bright and sunny for both stages, with the riders being helped up the last part of Norwood Edge by a strong tailwind.
  • The riders must be hoping for a tailwind blowing in from the coast and up the valley.
  • With sails raised proudly, we continued south carried by a tailwind on gentle swells.
  • Tailwinds produce excessive rolling speeds prior to lifting off and following touchdown.
  • The wind was quite variable during the course of the day, with a 20 km easterly tailwind at the start, turning southerly and reducing as the day progressed.
  • A tailwind had brought the aircraft into the airport quicker than expected.
  • With a tailwind, fuel can be economized with a straight-line route.
  • Paddling hard, assisted by the ferocious tailwind and strong current, we could sometimes outpace sailboats.
  • Tailwind landings have you flying down final at an excess groundspeed, but at a given angle of descent.
  • One prediction derived from optimal migration theory is that migrating animals that maximize their flight distance on a given amount of energy will decrease their airspeed in a tailwind and increase it in a headwind.
  • May said the southbound dragonflies appear to take advantage of tailwinds generated by cold fronts blowing from the north.
  • He also said he expects the U.S. government's stimulus plans to begin encouraging customers' discretionary spending, and forecast a weaker dollar to provide tailwind.
  • When all the conditions are meet, and there is perhaps a favourable wind, or a tailwind, then set sail.
  • Because of good tailwinds my flight arrived in Newark approximately 30 minutes ahead of schedule.
  • Weather conditions that are associated with high rates of migration in the fall are the passage of cold fronts and tailwinds.
  • Through radar studies, scientists now have proof that these bats fly and feed up to two miles high, and sometimes ride tailwinds that carry them over long distances at speeds of more than 60 miles per hour.
  • To this he adds what he calls unusual circumstances, including "the fruits and tailwinds of globalization, billions of people added to the labor supply, new factories and productivity coming from places it had never come from before. Don't Monetize the Debt
  • Most of the time, I accept the dispatcher's recommendation after reviewing weather and factors such as headwinds, tailwinds and areas of turbulence to be avoided.
  • A slight crosswind changing to a steady tailwind greeted rowers and spectators alike.
  • Headwinds and tailwinds can slow down or speed up travel, respectively, and pilots can adjust the height at which they fly to avoid or take advantage of winds.
  • The example always showed us how jets flying from San Diego to Cleveland would pass to the north of the high to enjoy a tailwind, and jets flying the opposite route would deviate to the south for the same reason.
  • There was an icy tailwind and blowing mist as she, Amy, and Pat began to pick up too much speed descending the long hill down the backside of the Tehachapi pass.
  • A Monday-night flight back with tailwinds can be under seven hours, landing at dawn - early enough to travel home, unpack, shower and be in the office by 9am.
  • A stout tailwind was giving a friendly boost.
  • It was fast, mostly downhill, and mother nature was good enough to hold the rain off and afford us a light tailwind.
  • The quartering tailwind was not favorable for the landing runway, but it was nothing we hadn't dealt with before.
  • A flight arrives at London airport six days late, although the pilot believes his plane is half an hour early due to a tailwind.
  • A stout tailwind was giving a friendly boost.

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