1966-02-01

Analysis of Clear Air Turbulence Incidents 660196

Analysis of turbulence incidents since 1959 indicates that the record could have been much better if a good CAT detector had been available. A device which defines CAT areas and indicates the degree of turbulence could be more exact than weather radar is in indicating storm areas. This paper briefly summarizes the turbulence incidents during the last six years and discusses the causes of some of the more severe ones.

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