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SKEW T SIMPLIFIED, PT. 2. Apr 1, 2020 2507
SKEW-T SIMPLIFIED. Mar 1, 2020 3036
WINTER IN THE WEST. Feb 1, 2020 2342
WEATHER MODELS. Jan 1, 2020 2476
WEATHER ACCIDENTS #10. Dec 1, 2019 2226
SATELLITE IMAGERY. Nov 1, 2019 2412
SKEW-T REVISITED. Oct 1, 2019 2310
TROUBLE IN SEPTEMBER. Sep 1, 2019 2324
HOW THE WIND BLOWS: Sorry, we can't teach you to sing like Bette Midler ("Wind Beneath My Wings"), but we can explain the movement of the air through which you fly. Aug 1, 2019 2329
SUMMER HAZARDS. Jul 1, 2019 2124
ACCIDENTS: AA 1420. Jun 1, 2019 2355
DISSECTING T-STORMS: Knowing how storms work is a good ace card to carry and this in-depth look might just stack the deck for you. May 1, 2019 2269
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS: Understanding where those weather readings come from can help us get the most of them, even if they remain arcane and difficult to decipher. Feb 1, 2019 2453
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED: Explore with us a famous lesson in reading the weather when flying in IMC so you can remain safe and keep the music flowing for a long time to come. Jan 1, 2019 2022
WINTER FORECASTS. Nov 1, 2018 2318
WEATHER RULES OF THUMB. Oct 1, 2018 2266
WEATHER ACCIDENTS #7. Aug 1, 2018 2184
HURRICANE WARNING. Jul 1, 2018 2409
HIDDEN WEATHER TOOL. Mar 1, 2018 2499
THE DREADED SQUALL LINE: Feared by pilots and detested by storm chasers, squall lines are among the most serious of routine weather phenomena with their strong winds, hail and heavy rain. Jan 31, 2018 2288
WINTER WEATHER SMARTS: Join us as we take a big-picture view of typical winter patterns to learn what you can expect. Jan 1, 2018 2234
WEATHER ACCIDENTS. Dec 1, 2017 2189
More weather radar. Oct 1, 2017 2267
Painting the weather: knowing the tricks for staying safe means knowing the basics. With weather radar being one of our most valuable tools, it then follows that you should know how it works. Sep 1, 2017 2067
Misfortune of others. Aug 1, 2017 2186
Windshear weather. Jun 1, 2017 2390
The weather aloft. May 1, 2017 2438
Stormy encounters. Apr 1, 2017 2343
Fronts. Mar 1, 2017 2323
Why it's so bumpy. Feb 1, 2017 2430
Forecast accuracy. Jan 1, 2017 2397
Winter accidents. Dec 1, 2016 1658
Low clouds and fog. Nov 1, 2016 2181
A change of seasons. Oct 1, 2016 2225
Reading the sky: you don't need a meteorology degree to read the sky, but if you have a basic understanding of what you're reading, it can be an interesting story indeed. Sep 1, 2016 2247
When things go wrong. Aug 1, 2016 2142
Flight-level winds. Mar 1, 2016 1975
Weather hindsight: airline crashes usually get the aviation-safety spotlight, but a little digging into the NTSB archives reveals big opportunities for GA pilots to learn from others' weather encounters. Dec 1, 2015 2056
Inside prog charts. Nov 1, 2015 2237
Inside METARs and TAFs. Oct 1, 2015 2549
Weather modeling. Sep 1, 2015 2241
Southeast summer. Aug 1, 2015 2215
Summer patterns. Jun 1, 2015 2163
Spring patterns. May 1, 2015 2192
Thunderstorm-think: now that we're in the spring months, it's time to revisit one of our old friends, the thunderstorm, and take a close look at this hazard like a forecaster. Apr 1, 2015 2244
Think like a forecaster. Feb 1, 2015 2213
Icing weather basics: basics--yes. Same ol' stuff--no. Safely flying in winter's ice requires a lot more than knowing rime vs. clear, and trace vs. moderate. Here's some real depth you can use. Dec 1, 2014 2190
Weather planning: thanks to the internet, pilots have access to most of the same products that meteorologists use. we take a look at our favorites and show how to use them for a safer journey. Nov 1, 2014 1860
Autumn changes: the sleepy days of summer are giving way to brisk, changing weather patterns. what exactly is out there, and how can you prepare for the unexpected? Oct 1, 2014 2211
Weather in the tropics: thinking about heading to the Caribbean? You might encounter some unfamiliar patterns. we'll prepare you so there are no surprises. Sep 1, 2014 2172
Spring mountain storm: mountain flying is difficult enough, but add some interesting weather and it becomes even more challenging--unless your meteorologist is along for the ride. Jul 1, 2014 1937
Reading the storms. May 1, 2014 1511
Read the weather: Ice. Apr 1, 2014 2133
Reading weather data: you finally got on-board weather, but you find it confusing. In this first article in a series, you'll ride with a meteorologist to learn what it all means and what to do about it. Mar 1, 2014 1556
Staying in one piece: most of the time, a bumpy ride is just inconvenient, but sometimes it knocks the stuffing out of us and endangers the airplane. Do you know why? Nov 1, 2013 1983
Autumn transitions: just as you've gotten accustomed to dodging summer's thunderstorms, nature changes the game to get you ready for the coming weather in winter. Oct 1, 2013 1906
Which way to turn? Thunderstorm avoidance requires more than just; "Don't go there." To fully know where the dangers may lie requires an understanding of the patterns involved. Aug 1, 2013 1469
Those shifty winds: in the theoretical model of the atmosphere, the wind backs on descent and years with altitude. We look at how, and what it means in the first place. Jul 1, 2013 1562
Thunderstorm safety: fly safely around summer storms by getting to know them--and your resources--a little better. Jun 1, 2013 2038
West Coast fog monster: this beast is with us most of the year, wreaking havoc on coastal airports. You can live with it more peacefully if you understand some basics. May 1, 2013 1774
Spring dust storms: they probably didn't teach you about dust, sand or ash storms in ground school, but these hazards are common in some places and deserve your respect. Apr 1, 2013 1422
Meteorology of icing: we now have a tremendously enhanced understanding of in-flight icing and tools are available that will allow us to better predict--and avoid--this hazard. Feb 1, 2013 1524
Chinook winds: these strong winter Rocky Mountain winds can wreak havoc on the unaware pilot. However, the mechanisms are clear and you can learn to anticipate and deal with their effects. Dec 1, 2012 1835

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