What does a windsock tell?

Answer A windsock is used to measure wind strength, wind direction and gust factor. They are most often utilized at airports to judge weather conditions. They are also used to mark an airfield's location.... Read More »

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What is a windsock&what is it used for?

A windsock is a cloth cone with the end cut off. It's used to show the direction and the strength of the wind in an easily visible manner. Windsocks are generally used by people in boats or airplan... Read More »

What does a windsock do?

A windsock, a weather instrument placed high on a pole, shows which direction the wind blows and provides a general indication of the wind's speed. In low wind, the windsock angles downward, and in... Read More »

How do I install a windsock?

Assembling VerticallyAttach the windsock to it's frame using ties. If installing the windsock vertically, attach a metal rod or pipe to the center of the frame. You will then bolt the rod into a lo... Read More »

How to Install a Windsock?

Windsocks measure the direction and speed of the wind. They can be a fun way to add some color to your yard or a helpful tool for pilots of small aircraft. Proper installation will ensure that your... Read More »