Anthony Lorenti

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Anthony earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Business Management. Beyond his primary vocation as a Citation Sovereign 680+ captain, Anthony has expertise in a variety of areas in aviation safety including aircraft crash, fire and rescue, and aviation weather. In addition to writing for Aero Crew News’ Squall Line weather column, he is a contributor to the Aviation Fire Journal. Anthony is a volunteer firefighter and an FAA Safety Team representative providing education to local pilot and firefighting communities.

How Upset are You?

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As the Squall Line columnist, it should come as no surprise that convective weather is my favorite subject. There is something that uniquely links...

The “All Weather” Machine

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The very nature of commercial flight and the capabilities of transport category aircraft combine to make flight into the wild blue on a daily...

Inside and Outside Runners

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While the terms in this title sound like they’re right out of a gridiron playbook, they are not. Rather, the terms are used to...

Rough Road Ahead!

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I am often asked by laymen, “What airplane do you drive?” As pilots, we routinely refer to ourselves as “drivers.” So, what better segue is...

The New Kid In Town

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Lately, I’ve been asked by a bevy of first officers to talk about issues that I think are important to upgrade training. This makes...

Tropical Cyclones

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Our subject this month is tropical cyclones. Rather than delve deeply into myriad reasons behind the formation of tropical cyclones (e.g. hurricanes and related...

Deciphering a METAR

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In this article, I will describe some of the criteria that I think you should use in determining whether a thunderstorm is occurring at...

Pathfinding in Convective Weather – Who wants to go first?

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"Express 4121, you're the first to go..." The term pathfinding, as it relates to convective weather and air traffic, is one I have not come across...

Derecho!

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Last month, I wrote about large-scale, long-lived, convective complexes; Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCS) and Mesoscale Convective Complexes (MCC). To review, as a pilot, you...

Look Mom! It’s a Mothership!

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Mothership is not a term you’ll find in the weather glossary, but it is a term used by some to describe the appearance of...

Exploring the Legacy and Impact of Kalitta Air – A Titan...

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In the ever-evolving world of aviation, certain names stand out for their innovation, resilience, and contributions to the industry’s growth. One such name is...

Allegiant Pilots Launch Card Drive to Decertify IBT Local 2118 and...

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Pilots of Allegiant Air have initiated a card drive aimed at petitioning the National Mediation Board (NMB) to conduct a representation election seeking to...