A risk factor to flight safety for pilots operating in visual conditions is inclement weather, particularly as this relates to cloud and visibility.  Understanding the origin and possible development of these two items hugely reduces the safety risk.  This aspect was constantly kept in mind by the author as the book progressed.  There are other aspects that require an equally sound understanding such as turbulence, thunderstorms and icing, they are all well covered.

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