We Hit Turbulence!

Turbulence is one of the most uncomfortable parts of flying. As a passenger we all hope to avoid it, but what is it that causes it? The leading cause comes down to wind shear. Wind shear is defined as a change in the wind vector. This is a fancy term for a change in the…
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Surfing The Skies

There are many enthusiasts around the world that endure cold waters and crazy waves to ‘shred the gnar’. But what would those people do if someone said they could surf the waves at 24,000 feet. Our ocean’s waves are a cool phenomena in and of itself. They break as the base of the water reaches…
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The Clock Is Clocking Out

Halloween has passed, and all the ghouls and goblins have crawled back into their hibernations for another year. When the sun rose this morning, not only did its beams of light reach a new day, but a new month as well. It is officially November. The 11th month of the year comes along with the…
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Oh Hail No!

A large towering cumulonimbus cloud. It is tall, dense and full of power. You see the lightning striking the ground below and you hear the hail pummeling the roof of your house. You not only worry about your safety with lightning, but also your car with the 1.5″ hail stones nailing the windshield. As a…
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Why Do Leave Fall?

The temperatures are getting colder, people are starting to order more pumpkin spiced lattes and the trees are changing colors! People say their favorite season is fall because of all of the different color leaves on the trees. But the leaves don’t stay around too long. Soon the beautiful colored trees become beautiful colors piles…
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