All pilots must learn
to deal with weather: to appreciate good weather, to recognize and
respect marginal or hazardous weather, and to avoid violent weather.
Recognition of this and sound weather decisions are critical to the
successful outcome of all flights. This book discusses each aspect of
weather as it relates to aircraft operation and flight safety.
The information in Aviation Weather is applicable to students,
instructors, and experienced pilots alike. It is a comprehensive
resource for what you need to know about weather in order to fly safely
in both visual (VMC) and instrument (IMC) meteorological conditions.
Subjects covered include the earths atmosphere, temperatures,
atmospheric pressure and altimetry, wind, moisture, precipitation,
clouds, air masses and fronts, turbulence, icing, thunderstorms, common
IFR producers, high altitude weather, arctic and tropical weather, and
soaring weather. Illustrations throughout; also includes a glossary and
Soft cover, 8" x 10-1/8", 234 pages.
FAA AC 00-6A reprint.