Tag: Squall Line

How Upset are You?

As the Squall Line columnist, it should come as no surprise that convective weather is my favorite...

The “All Weather” Machine

The very nature of commercial flight and the capabilities of transport category aircraft combine to make flight...

Inside and Outside Runners

While the terms in this title sound like they’re right out of a gridiron playbook, they are...

Rough Road Ahead!

I am often asked by laymen, “What airplane do you drive?” As pilots, we routinely refer to ourselves...

Tropical Cyclones

Our subject this month is tropical cyclones. Rather than delve deeply into myriad reasons behind the formation...

Pathfinding in Convective Weather – Who wants to go first?

"Express 4121, you're the first to go..." The term pathfinding, as it relates to...

Derecho!

Last month, I wrote about large-scale, long-lived, convective complexes; Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) and Mesoscale Convective Complexes...

Look Mom! It’s a Mothership!

Mothership is not a term you’ll find in the weather glossary, but it is a term used...