Summer Hazards

After a long winter of aircraft and pilot hibernation, we look forward to summer as the season of easy flying. But, easy flying isnt always what we get.

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Without those tools its important to get on the ground or find a route out of the activity if buildups start growing around you, because air mass storms often grow as clusters and the open spaces will quickly close in. If you dont think air mass storms are a problem, check out our August 2018 issue that details two seemingly benign air mass storms: one that downed a Piper PA-23, and another that downed a Boeing 727.
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