Level 5 - Graphic Literacy

As an airplane pilot, you need to determine the crosswind component of the wind speed to ensure safe takeoffs and landings.


Why this is a Level 5 item:
  • The problem uses a graph with a less common format.
  • Examinees must sort through distracting information in a complicated graph using three scales.
  1. 3.

    According to the graph shown, if the reported wind speed is 45 knots at a 20° angle, what is the crosswind component, in knots?

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