Why you should LOVE your ADF

On October 2, 2010, in G1000, I learnt about Flying from this, Knowledge Base, Safety, Weather, by admin
NDB transmitter at 49.205892,-2.219973. Callsi...

Flying back from Jersey, about 5 miles from the coast one dark evening, just visual with the coast and the Isle of Wight, at about 3,000 feet, I was doing the usual; using every resource available in the aircraft to cross-check where I was and what was happening. GPS, agrees, sufficient satellites available, visually check […]

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Occluded Fronts

On September 14, 2010, in Weather, by admin
A fictitious synoptic chart of an extratropica...

Ever wondered what an occluded front was? I can’t say it really bothered me until yesterday, when, looking up at the sky I noticed an interesting collection of clouds. Cirrostratus, some Altostratus, all fairly typical of an advancing warm front, but clearly some Cumulus was getting in on the act. How could Cumulus be so […]

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