Category Archives: Weather for Pilots

06 Nov

Airline Accidents Update

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Airline Accidents Updates and injuries and the first thing you think about is fatalities. Late October (2016) there were two different aircraft accidents one in Chicago at O’Hare and the other in Fort Lauderdale Florida occurred. Thankfully no fatalities occurred. Two different types of aircraft were in use, two carriers but some at least superficial

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15 Oct


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Fog formation accidents compose 24% of all aviation accidents. The monetary impact of accidents, injuries, delays and unexpected costs from fog is about $720 million annually. Visibility of less than one mile – called fog – is far more obstructive than mists – visibilities greater than one mile. Most accidents aren’t from hitting structures protruding

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05 Apr

Weather & Airplane Crashes

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Weather & Airplane Crashes has been an issue of late. First, let us give some perspective and these statistics were compiled from 1,015 fatal accidents, excluding those involving less than 19 passengers, military aircraft, private aircraft and helicopters. Airplane crashes, on average, claim the lives of a thousand passengers every year. Crashes happen for many

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25 Mar

Dr. Witiw Aviation Weather Expert

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Dr. Mike Witiw Aviation Weather Expert has just accepted a position at The University of the Turkish Aeronautical Association (UTAA)and will have the title Professor Doctor there starting in February 2016. Dr. Witiw will continue as Associate Professor Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide (meteorology, exploration in physics, mathematics-algebra through calculus, graduate course in statistics). Dr. Witiw

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