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Rain, hail or shine, Dave keeps an eye on the weather

At Qantas there’s only one thing we love to talk about more than aircraft – and that’s the weather. When you fly to six different continents and more than 55 destinations across Australia, there’s a world of weather to keep an eye on. That’s why we have our own in-house team of meteorologists in our […]

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North South East West – why wind matters

Mother nature (wind in particular) is a big factor pilots need to take into account. Generally, pilots will try to take off and land into the wind because it’s better aerodynamically. When winds are fairly light, this matters less and aircraft can take different approaches and use various runways. But when winds are strong, it […]

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