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Alec Myers

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Month: January 2022


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Lies, damned lies, and statistics

One of the secrets of flight training is that a lot of people who start training never get to finish it. In one sense it’s a secret, in that you don’t read or hear about it. On the other hand, a bit of thought should persuade you that it’s entirely human and to be expected.


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When is a SPECI issued?

PILOTS AND Students will all know that an aerodrome with weather reporting publishes terminal conditions called a METAR every hour, giving information including wind speed, ground visibility, cloud ceiling, temperature and dewpoint and altimeter setting. But the weather can change significantly over the course of an hour and if it does a “SPECI” is a… Read more »