What is weather routing, who uses it, and how effective can it be?

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Normal weather routing would typically involve deciding on the shortest possible distance between the point of departure and the destination. For that route to be the optimum or most efficient route, however, you also need to consider many data points, including environmental factors such as wind speed, currents, and wave height.

Is it Time to Redefine Winter Weather

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Tornadoes, derechos, and wildfires – This winter is forcing us to rethink the definition of winter weather and the related public safety and economic impacts.

How Does the Anti-icing System Work in Aircraft?

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When that dreaded ice begins to form on your airplane’s wings or rotor blades, gets ingested into engine inlets, or starts to affect measuring instruments such as your pitot tube, this spells danger for a pilot. For this reason, understanding how the various types of anti-icing systems in aircraft function is very important.