Monthly Archives: May 2012

Airborne Weather Avoidance

Airborne Weather Avoidance By Captain Shem Malmquist  Please also see my book, written with Roger Rapoport, available via the following link: “Angle of Attack“. You are on approach with convective weather in the area.  Lightning is present, and you can … 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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