Unbelieveable AIRBUS A380 HARD CROSSWIND LANDING during a STORM at Düsseldorf - 4K

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Cargospotter : This video shows the incredible skills of the pilots. Even after an unexpected wind gust after touchdown they managed to re-align with the runway. Incredible job by the pilots !!

DownhillSucht : *How to drift with an airbus a380*

Mentour Pilot : Hi cargospotter! Would you mind if I use this clip in one of my instructional videos. Just a short clip with credits?

Patrick Riva : I am myself an airline pilot on A330/340. Unfortunately I do NOT agree that these pilots did a good job. The only reason for the landing to look so "scary" was the unnecessary and too large rudder input shortly before touch down and also thereafter. Usually you call this: pilot induced oscillation. (PIO)

romeobravo78 : No this video does not show incredible skill. It shows incredible LACK of skill in crosswind landing technique.

R S : Good job my ass. These guys need to be released for the airline. This was nothing short of PIO to the max. Funny to see all these people that know nothing about aviation with all their ignorant comments of good job, well done, they almost caused the biggest aviation crash in history.

SITH LORD : Best Drift I ever see !!!

22AirJordan : What this is called is "Pilot Induced Oscillation" or PIO. It's when a pilot gets into a sequence of overcorrections. Look at all that rudder he's putting in. It's was extremely gusty and as he touched down the pilot overcorrect with left rudder they overcorrect the left rudder with too much right then overcorrect the right back left! Finally the pilot makes a moderate correction and holds it allowing the aircraft to stabilize to dampen out the oscillation. Don't worry though the airplane is built extremely well and designed to handle much more stress than this.

Paul Leeming : Massive over-correction on the rudder caused the aircraft to veer wildly like that, not to mention the very hard landing. This is not heroism at all. The pilot flying as well as the pilot not flying should be sent back to sim for a loooong time before they get to drive the bus again. Hope that aircraft went into a proper maintenance check straight after...

David Sica : I'm not sure I agree with the 'skilled pilots' comment. The landing is a classic example of over correction, and if you notice the rudder is split a number of times during the approach. That indicates the pilots are pushing on different pedals at the same time.

Trucker Dashcam // Sweden : Wow! Must have been a crazy experience for those at the rear of the plane...from side to side like that.

KöhlerSAStudios : Pilots wife: “hi honey how was work today? Pilot: Nothing much just did a crosswind landing on an A380 Pilots wife: Oh nice. Did you still remember to buy the bacon?

Georges Serhal : Very bad landing by the pilot. He didn't properly control the aircraft against the cross wind during the final phase of the landing, especially just before touching the ground. It appears from the movie that the pilot didn't control well the rudder to counteract the cross wind, but he kept moving the rudder left and right without fixing it to a certain position to repel the cross wind. So teh airplane remained swinging on the vertical axis.

Dr Woohoo : This video is a total cover up for a bad landing. An approach with heavy crosswinds as claimed would have the aircraft crabbing or offsetting on approach. This one is coming with its nose straight in for landing. Chaos happens after touch down. It pure pilot error in over-anticipating rudder. Luckily he did not get into a lateral PIO.

himanshu rathi : This is not an incredible skill. In fact the pilot needs some serious training on how to use the rudder. The plane would have landed perfectly, had the pilot kept a light foot on the rudder pedal or maybe not played with the rudder at all.

DarthRaver86 86 : I wonder how many passengers piss/shit themselves...ive been on a plane like that when landing and you can really feel it. Its not fun

Toby Fraser : The flying pilot is clearing stomping on the peddles. Jamming the rudder from left to right unnecessarily. For a cross wind coming from the right, why is there left rudder input just before touch down resulting in the aircraft veering severely to the left and nearly off the runway. An example of poor hand flying skills.

Midhun #007 : Mom: How was your day son? Son: I drifted an Airbus A380 with 538 passengers. Mom: Cool..!! 😐😐

Flying Dutchman : I would say ( despite the pilot's handling skills), it was more of a slam down than a landing.

balsamiqmunchy : This dude can drift without using hand brake

henry dumor : skill? the pilot waaaayyyyy overcompensated to the left and then right a absolute rubbish landing i wonder if it will need a gear inspection a friend of mine who is a pilot trainer at emirates thinks the same...

Super User : Those who sat in the rear section would have shouted - Here we go! Pull it to the, pull it to the, pull it to the - left left left left left left left Take it to the - right right right right right right right

Ice Cream Master : This dude is drifting with plane

Matt Stead : I didn't know the A380 could drift

leokimvideo : It's sad to see other producers and agencies ripping off this video, welcome to the totally unfair world of 'fair use'

cowandchicken86 : Is this not the sort of violent over the top rudder input that took down American Airlines Flight 587 in New York ?

Enej Fürst : AMAZING!!! The Emirates drift😀😀😀

Bader Harb : Totaler Piloten Fehler schaut euch das video genauer an, Leitwerk total übertrieben gesteuert

dwftube : I'm no expert, but Looking at the vid in slomo it appears the rudder input was used to line the plane up in the crosswind but then wasn't cancelled when the wheels hit the ground sending the plane veering off to the left. I think the pilot may have been distracted by a late gust causing the starboard roll which meant the starboard landing gear touched down earlier (and harder!) than expected. Props to the tyre manufacturer - they appear to have all survived intact.

Hi All : wow send them pilots back to school

Jme Be : Not sure it's that skillful. They had almost full left rudder at touchdown that caused significant yaw moment.. if they'd reduced rudder input at touchdown it would not have reacted so violently #tankslapper

Chunky96 : People commenting saying shouldn't of done this and that hard landing etc.. you land a plane in conditions like that then so called experts. At the end of the day the passengers are safe and going off to see loved ones again.

Remix world : these pilots arent "icredibly skilled" in fact they are under skilled, the whole reason that the landing looks dangerous is because of the pilots. their crab angle was too less thus they needed heavy rudder input which resulted in it having an "s" path

BoxBlock : That is pretty similar to my landing in FSX .... without any wind.

Steve Fick : A testament to how tough the main gear is on these aircraft. Let's no forget the tires, too!That's an awful lot of pounding! Good piloting.

mcftr : A big left rudder before touchdown ruined the landing.

holnrew : The full speed clip is really scary

jencassandra : I traveled world wide first time I knew that an A380 could drift...

brayzbeats. : Bis das Flugzeug den Boden berührt sieht es so aus, als würde es wie ein Helikopter landen. Gute Aktion vom Piloten.

La Leaf : I could be mistaken, but is that Harrison Ford in the pilot's seat? ; )

Tairik Smith-Tweed : I bet those pilots can just hear their instructors yelling at them over the comms MORE RIGHT RUDDER!!! lol great landing despite that LLWS

Sgt Sillyass : *_How many restrooms on board?, Because I am sure they were full when that beast stopped_*

Freeman 1964 : Absolutely believable ! If not a the pilot would have aborted landing .

ASSETTODRIFTER S15 : What did u do today? I drifted an Airbus A380! :D

Paul Gassman : I beg the differ with those complimenting on what great pilot skills. No flare, no crosswind control inputs, and the over controlling once it pounded to the ground. If I knew the identity of these crew members, I would never get in the plane. Poor, poor, decision making.

Lecco : A lot of clean underwear required - Dusseldorf's Marks and Spencers would have sold out by tea time!

Paul Kinman : Imagine what it would of been like sitting at the back of the plane! Good few feet to the left then a good few feet to the right

Aviation18 : I could watch this video on repeat all day

jochenstacker : I always wondered if you could drift an A380...

Onco Bronco : unbelievable, i'm in love with THIS airplane, and chapeau, BRAVO the pilots, i'm curious about their identities ( so career, experiences, age ecc), but imo they've not do their best immediatly before landing PS i'm sure inside the plane, after landing, it is happened homogeneus smell of fresh, high pressure produced shit.