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When helicopters go over a ridge, sometimes they experience a sudden downdraft, where they drop 100 feet or so, which is very dangerous because they’re not very high to begin with.What’s Fueling Today’s Extreme Fires - Issue 104: Harmony|Dan Falk|August 4, 2021|Nautilus
Also contributing to the crash, according to the NTSB, was Taquan’s decision to assign an inexperienced pilot to a destination prone to challenging downdrafts and changing wind conditions.In Alaska, Commercial Aviation Is a Lifeline. The State Is Also Home to a Growing Share of the Country’s Deadly Crashes.|by Zoë Sobel, KUCB, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|June 16, 2021|ProPublica
A sudden downdraft coming over a peak can travel at 3,000 feet per minute and push a helicopter into a mountain.
Then bitcoin got sucked into a downdraft when Tesla chief Musk suggested prices “seem high.”Bitcoin is worth whatever Elon Musk and Cathie Wood say it is|John Detrixhe|February 24, 2021|Quartz
Suddenly the little Cessna dropped, hitting a stomach-lurching downdraft, robbing it of the speed to clear the mountain wall directly ahead.How One Man Survived a Plane Crash and 5 Days in the Snowy Canadian Wilderness—and Went On to Help Shape the Modern Ski Industry|Cassidy Randall|December 27, 2020|Time
But the worst of the economic downdraft came in his first six months of office.Why Didn't Obama Tout How Great the Economy Is Doing?|Daniel Gross|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even accounting for the sickening downdraft of early 2009, the markets have done quite well during the Obama presidency.