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Old December 2, 2012, 05:35 PM   #59
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B.L.E. said

Actually, wind drift is exponential with distance in a constant wind.

Here's the calculation of a standard velocity .22 long rifle bullet in a 10 mph cross wind.

25 yards 0.3 inches
50 yards 1.3 inches
100 yards 5.1 inches
200 yards 19 inches

It's linear to wind strength, exponential to distance.

I agree - that's what my programs indicate.
What direction did that last shot at Kennedy come from?
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