The Pilot's Guide to Weather Reports, Forecasts and Flight Planning / Edition 2

The Pilot's Guide to Weather Reports, Forecasts and Flight Planning / Edition 2

by Terry T. Lankford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0070364273

ISBN-13: 9780070364271

Pub. Date: 04/01/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

For general aviation pilots,particularly those flying in VFR conditions,this is the most pragmatic guide available to making sound flight decisions based on weather interpretation. While most books focus on theory,this one concentrates on practical,real-world applications,covering how to obtain complete sources of weather information,interpret data to make accurate

Overview

For general aviation pilots,particularly those flying in VFR conditions,this is the most pragmatic guide available to making sound flight decisions based on weather interpretation. While most books focus on theory,this one concentrates on practical,real-world applications,covering how to obtain complete sources of weather information,interpret data to make accurate forecasts,and make intelligent and rational go/no go decisions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070364271
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/1995
Series:
Tab Practical Flying Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.23(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Surface Observations (SA).
Pilot Reports (PIREPS).
Forecasts.
Weather Advisories.
The Area Forecast (FA).
TWEB Forecasts.
The Terminal Forecast (FT).
Winds and Temperatures Aloft Forecasts (FD).
Radar and Convective Analysis Reports and Chairs.
Air Analysis Charts.
Obtaining Meteorological and Aeronautical Information (Weather Briefing).
Updating Meteorological and Aeronautical Information (Flight Service Station Communications).
The Notice to Airman System (NOTAMS).
VFR Flight Planning.
IFR Flight Planning.
Appendices: A: Abbreviations.
B: Forecast and Report Locations.
C: Area Designations.
E: Weather Products.

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