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Aviation Weather, News
Technological advances are helping NAV CANADA predict how weather will affect flight operations.
by Ed Brotak
Aviation Weather, Flight Ops, News
A new study predicts a continuing increase in CAT on some of the world’s busiest routes.
by Linda Werfelman
Accident/Incident Investigation, Aviation Weather, News
Actual weather was worse than forecast, and the F100 crew believed they had no options other than repeated attempts to land at their planned destination, the ATSB said.
Government weather agencies have high-tech tools for warning pilots about turbulence.
‘Non-extreme’ weather conditions are responsible for most U.S. flight delays, the FAA says.
Accident Investigation, Aviation Weather, News
The pilots of an EC-130 air tanker likely were unaware of other crews’ decisions to stop operations at a nearby fire site because of high winds, the ATSB says.
Severe turbulence led to the Bell 212 pilots’ loss of control, engine damage and an attempted emergency landing, the TSB says.
Cutbacks in ice control operations preceded an A350’s slide off a Helsinki taxiway.
Remote Canadian airports often lack effective means of removing ice from departing aircraft, the TSB says in a report on a fatal 2017 accident.
Aviation Weather, Cabin Safety, News
The NTSB is proposing a package of safety recommendations intended to prevent turbulence encounters and related injuries.