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Features December 2019 Issue

WEATHER ACCIDENTS #10

Most of the time we enjoy good flying weather—until we don’t. This California system teaches us to never let down our guard.

This is our tenth weather-accident article in a series we started in 2015. Our intent is to examine some of the ways that seasoned pilots manage to get into deadly predicaments. Safety procedures are well-covered in training materials, your aircraft manual, and FAA publications, so we prefer to teach the aviation meteorology of these situations. Our goal is to give you a rich background to help you to make good decisions when things go wrong.

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