Weather is one of the most common reasons to divert.

Is It OK to Divert?

The ability to divert safely, meaning to a suitable airport with acceptable weather and sufficient fuel is a skill you will be demonstrating during your pilot career, both in training and on a check ride.

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About the Author

Meg Godlewski has been an aviation journalist for more than 20 years and a CFI for more than 18 years. If she is not flying or teaching aviation, she is writing about it. Meg is a founding member of the Pilot Proficiency Center at EAA AirVenture and excels at the application of simulation technology to flatten the learning curve. Follow Meg on Twitter @2Lewski.

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