Late in 2003, a successful Southern California entrepreneur was flying his single-pilot light jet on a foggy, low-visibility, nighttime ILS approach into an airport located near the coast. Such coastal weather conditions, in spite of boasts to the contrary by the chamber of commerce, aren't all that uncommon early in SoCal winters, particularly during late evening hours when the air temperature and dew point are likely to converge. ATIS was reporting the weather as partially obscured ...


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