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Adverse Weather Operations and Optimum Use of the Weather Radar

Although more and more aircraft are equipped with one or two airborne weather radars, incursions into very active cumulonimbus still occur, resulting in injuries or substantial aircraft damage. The aim of this Flight Operational Briefing Note is to provide additional information about weather radar capabilities and limitations, in order to improve the flight crew’s overall understanding of the system, and to help prevent such incidents from occurring.

This article includes the following information:

Cumulonimbus (Cb) Structure

Hail

Turbulence

Weather Radar Principle

Weather Radar Detection Capability

Reflectivity

Attenuation

Weather Shapes that should attract the Flight Crew’s Attention

Radar Technology

Operational Standards - Best Practices

Antenna Tilt

Display Range

Gain

Gain Reduction

Gain Augmentation

Operational and Human Factors Affecting Optimum Use of Weather Radar

Prevention Strategies

Adverse Weather Operations and Optimum Use of the Weather Radar
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