Avoiding areas of dangerous turbulence at cruise altitude is what every pilot is trained to do. The problem is that using conventional radars can be an intensive manual process that adds to pilot workload. And interpreting the information on the display may not lead to the safest way to avoid the worst parts of a storm. However, with the advent of automated “advanced” weather radar systems within the past five years, pilots are presented with far more detailed meteorological information than ...

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