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SAFETY ADVISORWeather Wise Air Masses and Fronts

Weather Wise: Air Masses and Fronts

Are you planning a quick local flight or a weeklong cross-country adventure? Understanding the large-scale forces that create weather makes it easier to come to the right decisions about flying in weather. This safety advisor lifts the curtain on air masses, fronts, regional weather, and high- and low-pressure systems.

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