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Unformatted text preview: altitude. Fronts can also tell the pilot that a big thunderstorm is here and the pilot should not go flying because of the severity of turbulence. Fronts are extremely important for a Private Pilot because it could mean weather he or she will be going on the flight that day or for the next couple of days. IFR pilots need to pay attention to certain fronts because of ice tendencies and building thunderstorms. Knowledge of Icing is important to even the VFR pilot because he or she may encounter this in flying. A pilot does not intend to fly into icing conditions but it is to the pilot’s advantage to know what to do in an icing situation. Before any flight a pilot takes he or she should have their limitations thought out and stick to them no matter what happens....
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- Fall '07
- Tropical cyclone, Pilot certification in the United States, Philip Allen