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Weather Flying / Edition 4
     

Weather Flying / Edition 4

by Robert Buck
 

ISBN-10: 007008761X

ISBN-13: 9780070087613

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Weather Flying is regarded in the industry as the bible of weather flying. Robert Buck, a general aviation and commercial pilot with tens of thousands of hours of flight time, explains weather in a nontechnical way, giving pilots useful understanding of weather and practical knowledge of how to judge it and fly it. Covers weather flying psychology, en route weather

Overview

Weather Flying is regarded in the industry as the bible of weather flying. Robert Buck, a general aviation and commercial pilot with tens of thousands of hours of flight time, explains weather in a nontechnical way, giving pilots useful understanding of weather and practical knowledge of how to judge it and fly it. Covers weather flying psychology, en route weather changes, radar and how to use it, taking off in bad weather, and much more. Winner of the Flight Safety Foundation's Publication Award; recommended by the FAA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070087613
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Series:
Eleanor Friede Bks.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About Some People.

Introduction.

Weather Flying.

A Little Theory for Weather Flying.

Some Thoughts on Checking Weather.

How to Check Weather.

Weather Information.

Checking Weather Details.

Checking Weather for the Route.

Equipment Needs for Weather Flying.

Temperature, an Important Part of Weather Flying.

Some Psychology of Weather Flying.

Turbulence and Flying It.

VFR Flying Weather Visually.

About Keeping Proficient Flying Instruments.

Thunderstorms and Flying Them.

Ice and Flying It.

Taking Off in Bad Weather.

Weather Flying En Route.

Landing in Bad Weather.

Teaching Yourself to Fly Weather.

Something on Judgment.

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