Anthony Lorenti

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.

We’re Going to Need Better Resolution!

Have you ever tried using your airborne weather radar at 300 NM range? Were you able to make sense of the convective picture around...

The Storm Prediction Center:

I just completed a pairing with a young and talented first officer. After a long and arduous six years, it was his last trip...

Why is Your Trough Negatively Tilted?

I would not recommend starting off any conversation with this question nor using it as a pick-up line, certainly. That could get you into...

The Meteorological Bomb

First, a bit of sage advice: Please don’t mention this term while going through the security checkpoint!  In discussing this term, I do not intend...

Flying Intentionally Into Adversity

Imagine this: You're pushing back from the gate. ATIS reports calm wind, 20 miles visibility and a scattered mid-level deck. After the push, ground...

Our Side of the Weather Desk

Meriden, Connecticut is home. My time with Expressjet goes back to the ATR-42 in 1999. I served as both a first officer and captain....

Christmas Epaulets IMO Captain John H. Knutson

The Idea for a Christmas Epaulets charity ( evolved after John Knutson passed away from cancer in March of 1997 at the age of 56....

Your Client Rights and Your Lawyers’ Responsibilities 

As I finished up the contract, my new client looked at me with anxiety in his eyes and asked, "You lawyers, do you care...