clear-air turbulence definition

  • noun:
    • Atmospheric turbulence occurring under tranquil and cloudless circumstances and subjects plane to strong updrafts and downdrafts.
    • The erratic motion of atmosphere public into the lack of any artistic cues, specially these types of movement that causes unforeseen turbulence to an aircraft.
    • strong turbulence in an otherwise cloudless area that subjects aircraft to violent updrafts or downdrafts

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