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« on: October 31, 2009, 07:32:11 PM »

Hey, When recently listening to ATC at JFK i've heard the controller say to planes landing " wind sheer alert gain and loss 10knts" and i wandered of someone could tell me what the controller means by " gain and loss"

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« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2009, 07:46:45 PM »

Gain and loss of indicated airspeed, used in wind shear reports. The gain and/or loss is also accompanied by the altitude at which it occurred.
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« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2009, 08:19:12 PM »

thanks
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