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Is it recommended to fly through the rotor zone of a mountain wave?
No due to the moderate to severe turbulence.
What is the hazard when flying in Lenticular and Roll clouds?
Icing
Is the Lee-Ward side of the mountain high or low pressure?
Low Pressure Trough.
If your cannot avoid standing waves what is the next best thing you can do?
Approach the ridge at a 45° Angle.
What types of clouds can be found in mountain waves?
Cap,
Roll / Rotor,
Altocumulus,
Lenticularis.
What are the hazards of flight in mountain waves?
Wind shear,
Turbulence,
Icing,
Altimeter Errors.
Are waves / Clouds in mountain waves stable?
Waves are stable,
Clouds are unstable.
What type of wind flow does Rotor Streaming cause above the ridge level?
Smooth Flow