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8.32 Mountain Weather

8.32.2 Define the Föhn wind.


8.32.4 In Föhn wind conditions, describe the typical weather:

(a) to windward of the mountain range;

(b) above the mountain range;

(c) on the lee side of the mountain range.


8.32.6 Describe the mountain lee-wave (standing wave) development process.


8.32.8 Describe the formation of rotor zones.


8.32.10 Explain the associated dangers of rotor zones to aircraft operations.

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