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NEWS | Sept. 23, 2022

All Aircraft: Don’t Play the Odds with Winter Weather

BLUF:  Refresh your winter-weather wisdom by reading these PS articles and visiting the US Army Combat Readiness Center website.

Black Hawk on Flight line in winter
Photo by Master Sgt. Mark Olsen
Winter and its adverse effects, both on airframes and flight operations, are just around the corner. Are you ready?   

Check out these winter weather article tips to protect helicopters from the bitter cold as you plan, prepare and train (click on each title to view complete article).
Also, check out these operational tips from the Sep 22 issue of Flightfax.
USACRC aviation winter weather poster
Click image above to view and download PDF

The tips include:
  • Getting a thorough weather brief
  • Making sure you note en route factors (lower ceilings, icing, turbulence)
  • Taking geography along the route into consideration (mountain passes, terrain higher elevation)
  • Briefing contingencies on encountering winter weather hazards
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