David Learmont: Bad weather the wildcard that all pilots learn to fear
Published 11/02/2011 | 05:00
FOR aviators and mariners alike, bad weather remains a hazard, and even the most advanced technology available today does not enable aeroplanes and ships to be operated as if the elements are of no consequence.
Storms, despite technology, remain powerful and dangerous, able to toss aeroplanes and ships around like corks.
Fog, like that at Cork Airport yesterday, brings the insidious risks with which motorists are familiar.