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October 15, 2002
Too Windy to Fly
Photo B. Lishman for OM, WCEP
It's a cloudy, windy day and the crew is still hunkered down in Juneau County at stop #1. Each day the decision
to fly is made between 6:30 and 7:15 a.m. We've prepared a checklist of factors the the pilot's consider. Why is
today's wind a problem? Take a look and read why certain weather conditions are problems:
Try This! Journaling Questions
- If cranes fly at 15 MPH and they face headwinds of 15 MPH, how fast are they covering ground?
Journey North is pleased to feature this educational adventure made possible by the Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership (WCEP).
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