20/02/2019 1:02:00 Vortex Turbulence Vortex Turbulence
What is Vortex Turbulence?
Vortex Turbulence meaning in Safety terms is
- Miniature whirlwinds trailing from the wingtips of any aircraft in flight. Vortex will be in the form of a horizontal whirlwind with velocities up to 25 mph (40 km) per hour or more. Also created by action of rotor blades on helicopters; these whirlwinds tend to move downward toward the ground. If an aircraft flies low over a fire, vortices may reach the ground and suddenly cause violent and erratic fire behavior.
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