It is not a Shear!

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It is not a Shear!

Postby Steve Rodrigues » Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:39 pm

Fort Funston is famed for its near mythical “Shear”, a weather anomaly that we all yearn to encounter. But calling it a "shear" is incorrect and leads to a misunderstanding of the conditions and how to best fly in them.

We should take note from the sail plane pilots who more accurately call it what it is: Convergence!

For more info and insight for making the most of a convergence: ... eze-front/
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