ASI Safety Quiz

Wake Turbulence

No pilot would willingly fly through a tornado. And yet some pilots fail to avoid an equally powerful force. Wake turbulence vortices can reach velocities in excess of 200 mph (300 feet per second) and can far exceed the control authority or structural strength of any light general aviation aircraft in their path. How much do you remember about wake turbulence generation and avoidance? Take this quiz to find out!