True or false: All other factors being equal -- such as runway surface, pilot skill, aircraft gross weight and humidity -- tailwinds and headwinds affect an airplane's takeoff distance equally. For example, if a headwind shortens the takeoff roll by 15 percent, that same wind speed as a tailwind would increase the takeoff roll by 15 percent.
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