You can't watch the evening news or The Weather Channel without seeing satellite images, and the Web has made these graphics easily available to any pilot with a modem and notebook computer. But what does it all mean? That depends on what flavor of satellite image you're looking at: visible, infrared, or vapor. Jack Williams and Chris Cappella of Flight Training magazine help you break the code.
By Jack Williams and Chris Cappella
, This article first appeared in the February 1998 issue of FLIGHT TRAINING magazine and appears here by permission. | November 28, 1998