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        Alaska Native Pilots

        Learn about how Alaska native pilots use both traditional knowledge and Western science to predict the weather. Hear from Alaska native pilots and others in the aviation industry as they describe the flying culture in Alaska and the challenges of flying in this environment. Learn about the importance of reading the weather and the landscape using nature's signmakers. For example, the shape and orientation of snowdrifts provide information about prevailing winds.

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