> The margin between stall and overspeed is something like 20 knots at that altitude.
Whaaa? I thought aircraft have a much wider margin.
How does it change with altitude?
If the margin is so low, then wouldn't a sudden wind gust simply knock the plane off the sky?
(Perhaps a better explanation than the article:
And to answer your question about wind gusts: yes. That is why you don't fly into thunderstorms.