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Thunderstorm Cumulus(updraft) mature stage (preciptation begins), Dissipating stage (downdraft)
Wind Shear Any sudden change in wind speed or direction.
Wind Shear (usually appear) Low Level temperature inversion / Frontal Line Zone / Clear Air turbulence or high altitude associated with jetstream.
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Dead reconing Calculating time/ wind speed/direcition and distance to have a aproximate flight time.
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Minimum Safe Altitudes - Over congested Areas. 100f above the highest obstacle within 2000f radios horizontal clearance.
Minimum safe altitudes - Other than congested areas 500f above teh surface
Minimum safe altitudes - Helicopers may operate less than the minimus altitude with out creating any hazardous of people or properties.
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Steam Fog Over layer of colder air above a warmer water, the water evaporate in to the colder air creating fog.
Advection Fog Moisture warm air moves in to colder ground or water creating fog.
Upslope fog Form when moisture air is colled by moving up slooping terraing.
Precipitation/induced fog Warm rain or drizzle falls in to colder air.
Ice Fog Temperature is much bellow freezing and water vapor sublimates directly as ice crystal.
Pressure Lapse Rate 1 inch per 1000Feet
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