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NAPPF
Weather
5/30/06

Jim Sweeney, USUA and NAPPF Board Member
Jim Sweeney talks about a seasonal hazard, thunderstorms. We talk about why they are dangerous, what kind of conditions cause them, and how to avoid them. For a graphic showing the life-cycle of a thunderstorm, click here. SweeneyCorp, USUA, NAPPF. (5/30/06)
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Paul Hamilton, Adventure Productions
Paul joins us to continue our discussion about weather and how pilots should go about making decisions on whether to get in the air or not on a particular day. Things that go into the process include type of aircraft flown, pilot skill and the weather conditions. /www.ultraflight.com/merchandise/videos.asp, www.weathertofly.com/ (3/2/04)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF President and USUA Board Member
Jim reviews many of the weather resources available to pilots and goes over the things you want to look for when reviewing weather information before a flight. Compare the Weather Sites. (Part 1) (1/20/04)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF President and USUA Board Member
Jim reviews many of the weather resources available to pilots and goes over the things you want to look for when reviewing weather information before a flight. Compare the Weather Sites. (Part 2) (1/20/04)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF
Learning about micrometeorology. Discussion about what you need to know about the weather at your airport and how to get the information you need about the sky before you get in it! www.nappf.com (Part 1) (7/15/03)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF
Learning about micrometeorology. Discussion about what you need to know about the weather at your airport and how to get the information you need about the sky before you get in it! www.nappf.com (Part 2) (7/15/03)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF
Part one of learning how to cope with changes in density altitude. With summer here, you need to recognize that there are differences in density altitude and understand how it changes your flying. Jim Sweeney explains it from the beginning. www.nappf.com/Hints (6/24/03)

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Jim Sweeney, NAPPF
Part two of learning how to cope with changes in density altitude. Jim Sweeney covers issues including those operating in high altitudes and carburetion. www.nappf.com/Hints (6/24/03)

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