Dr Simon Keeling & The Flying Reporter provide hints and tips for forecasting the weather for pilots.
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Because I’m now flying further afield and on multi-day trips, I needed to improve my forecasting skills. So I attended a special weather school for pilots.
Welshpool has a higher circuit than most aerodromes, because of terrain. Owing to a slight mis-judgement, I struggled to lose the height in time for landing.
In this bonus video, The Flying Reporter, reports from Weather School.
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