If you’re ever tempted to take on mid-day flying consider what these two pilots experienced in the video below. It grants appreciation of Mother Nature’s forces at play and how they don’t always play nice.

Fly within the first couple and last couple hours of the day when winds are light to avoid most of this risk.

A dust devil, spawned by the day’s thermal activity, came up the hill. This shows why even being hooked into a paraglider during mid-day turbulence increases risk. These same phenomena occur in non-dusty places, you just can’t see them as well or at all.