Monthly Archives: May 2012

Airborne Weather Avoidance

Airborne Weather Avoidance By Captain Shem Malmquist You are on approach with convective weather in the area.  Lightning is present, and you can see the storm in front of you has some lightning in it.  You are in the “conga … Continue reading

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Weather Depiction – What Air Traffic Controllers need to know

Weather Depiction by Captain Shem Malmquist “Flight 1210, I am currently depicting an area of extreme precipitation from your 10 o’clock to 2 o’clock approximately 40 miles in front of you”.  We were enroute from TPA to MEM at FL380.  Our … Continue reading

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