AFT Practice Heading and Groundspeed Calculations for ATPL(A) Flight Planning

Step One

Given the Wind, TAS and Track details in the data boxes below, do your own calculation of the required Heading, Groundspeed and Drift angle on your flight computer.

Step Two

Click the "Display Answers" button to see if your calculation matches the numbers that appear in the answer boxes.

  Flight Plan Data
   Wind Speed in Knots
   Wind Direction in Degrees Magnetic
   True Airspeed in Knots
   Track in Degrees Magnetic


Heading Degrees Magnetic
Ground Speed Knots
Drift Angle Degrees