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Spring Turbulence

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

We are westbound over Santa Rosa, NM, on the way to Albuquerque. Flying at 6,000 ft MSL, which is just 1,000 ft AGL, we encounter just light turbulence instead of the moderate turbulence above us. But it is time to start the climb to 12,500 ft MSL to clear the Sandia Mountains to the west. As we try for this, we run immediately into moderate turbulence and thus go lower again. Now what? (more…)