Icing on baked goods is delicious. Icing on a plane can kill you. Unfortunately, many have died as a result, but the lessons learned have made preventive measures a piece of cake.
Every accident is scrutinized and evaluated. Eastern Flight 902 is the one exceptional case of what can be learned from an airplane that did not crash but safely flew away.
Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.
With only two named storms so far, many are wondering why we haven’t seen more action and if we can already breathe a proverbial sigh of relief.
The summer months mean thunderstorms across the US. How do airlines cope with these disruptive weather forces? An airline dispatcher gives us an inside look.
Tornadoes are perhaps the most recognized, feared and damaging progeny of thunderstorms. Resident NYCAviation meteorologist Adam Daum breaks down how tornadoes develop, how they’re detected and how they impact air operations.
As of 8am EDT (12z), now Hurricane Arthur was located about 300mi SW of Cape Hatteras, NC / 150mi SSW of Cape Fear, NC.
What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.