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An Airbus captain writes about flying into bad weather

It’s a mystery experts are trying to solve: How an Airbus crew on Air France 447 ended up in a thunderstorm.

An Airbus captain writes about weather and the resources available to airline pilots in a blog by the Atlantic magazine.

“If any good can come of this accident I hope it will lead to a discussion and implementation of better weather resources for the airline industry,” the Captain said in the blog. “I’m proud of what we do and our overall safety record but this is one area where we could make great advances.”

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