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Task: Crosswind take-off (at Examiner discretion)


To determine that the candidate; 

(a) Knows the aircraft’s maximum crosswind component and its significance in relation to their personal limitations.

(b) Positions controls appropriately to compensate for crosswind.

(c) Tracks the runway centre line during take-off and climb out, compensating for the crosswind component.

(d) Positively rotates at the Vr appropriate to the crosswind conditions.

Note: Crosswind take-off is not an optional task for the BFR 

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