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Video answers: ‘Circular runways’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. He thinks it would be of benefit because it would allow planes to only land with a headwind and never with a crosswind.
  2. Three planes would be able to takeoff and land at the same time.
  3. They would feel as if the plane were making a slight turn, nothing more.
  4. It could reduce fuel burn in the area around the airport, and could reduce noise on standard arrivals as planes could fly in from any direction.
  5. The team suggest that it could handle the work of four runways while only being the length of three.

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