Thunderstorm Flexibility

Thunderstorm Flexibility

Captain Judy’s Corner: Flexibility is the Key to Safety in a Thunderstorm Microbursts from thunderstorms can produce winds greater than 100 knots. The Citation was at FL370 (37000’) when I saw a thunderstorm building in the distance. I was amazed to watch and feel this energy from a far distance. The cumulonimbus clouds were building higher than the jet’s altitude. The lightning brightened the darkening sky. Are thunderstorms really all that dangerous? Thunderstorms are part of summer weather in Florida, and most pilots here know. to respect them Thunderstorms are one of nature’s most powerful forces and a weather hazard that are dangerous for all pilots. Flying too close to […]

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 7 | July 2019

Epic Buzz Vol. 2 Issue 7 | July 2019

Catch up on the latest happenings at Epic Flight Academy!   Volume 2, Issue 7                                                                    July 2019   Epic Moves DC-7 to Prepare for New Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School Epic recently relocated its decommissioned DC-7 to make way for expansion. We are breaking ground for our new Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School, which will open in the spring of 2020 if everything continues on schedule. What a great way to celebrate our 20 years […]