This function calculates the direction and speed of the wind acting on an aircraft that flies a specified course, at specified airspeed and groundspeed, while maintaining a specified heading.

 

Inputs:

Course: 90°

True Airspeed: 100 Kts

Groundspeed: 90 Kts

Heading: 80°

 

Outputs:

Wind Direction: 26°

Wind Speed: 19 Kts