crosswind leg

crosswind leg

A flight path at right angles to the landing runway off its takeoff end. See crosswind.
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It specifically states, "If remaining in the traffic pattern, commence turn to crosswind leg beyond the departure end of the runway within 300 feet of pattern altitude.
To reduce crosswind leg vibrations, compact spring-assisted pendulum Tuned Mass Dampers inside each leg boost leg damping from 0.
First, you suggest turning onto the traffic pattern's crosswind leg at 500 feet agl.
Note the recommended altitudes as cited in the figure for turning from the upwind leg to the crosswind leg is within 300 feet of traffic pattern altitude.
I was close enough to enter the pattern on the crosswind leg.