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^MA^^m fldJjmmm Flying the Pacific Thunderheads Som e observations on flying through fronts domi- nated by thunderstorms in the Pacific area are de- Carolrhoda Books scribed by Lt. Col. James Connally in Air Force for 241 First Ave. North, Oct., 1943. Although it is stated that no set rules can Minneapolis, MN 55401 be established, suggestions for penetrating tropical stor m areas are advanced. One technique is by plac- Kingfisher Books ing the flying formation in a column of elements and Grisewoo d & Dempsey Inc., having an experience d leader selec t "light" spot s in th e 95 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016 clouds by which he can pick his way around and betwee n the thunderheads. Over water, it is claimed Kluwer Academic Publishers that this method can be used effectively at times by 101 Philip Dr., Assinippi Park, flying 100 to 200 ft. above the surface. Another Norwell, MA 02061 techniqu e advised for flying at a 100-ft. altitude over wate r is based upon the employment of a shallow Springer-Veriag echelo n flying wel l forward , with abou t a 2-mil e interval 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010 betwee n planes.—C . F. B. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 25,65. Marta Systems, Inc. GOES Satellite Service, Workstation, Software NEXRAD Weather Display System software NEXRAD Products Distribution SKYTAP®- GOES Imagery Service • GOES, GMS, METEOSAT & POLAR • Standard GOES-TAP Format • Low Cost Service: $99.00/month Multi-Tasking Workstations • Satellite Imagery • NEXRAD and RRWDS Radar • NWS DIFAX • BLM Lightning I flFW " * * Microsoft® Windows® Version Available • Apple® Macintosh® Version Available SKYTAP is a registered trademark of Marta Systems, Inc. 1550 0 W. Telegrap h Roa d • A5 • Santa Paula * CA 9306 0 • (805)933-127 0 • Fax (805 ) 933-179 2 Satellit e Service s (805) 525-GOE S Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corp. Apple Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computers^ Inc ) MasterCard visa Accepted Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 26 9

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