Windshear http://michiganradio.org en Aborted takeoff attributed to wind-shear fears http://michiganradio.org/post/aborted-takeoff-attributed-wind-shear-fears <p>And you thought flying with <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/04/04/2011-04-04_cracks_found_in_3_more_southwest_planes_similar_to_those_on_tornopen_plane_.html">a hole punched in the roof </a>of your plane was scary.</p><p>Earlier today, a plane had to abort its takeoff due to fears of wind-shear.</p><p>Wind-shear refers to a drastic change in wind direction over a relatively short distance, and can cause serious problems for airplanes taking of or landing.</p> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 18:03:07 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 1903 at http://michiganradio.org Aborted takeoff attributed to wind-shear fears