Aviation Weather: AC 00-6B The FAAs Meteorology tesxtbook for pilots

Aviation Weather

Publisher:
Copyright Date:
2016
Other Identifiers:
FAA-AC00-6B
Pages:
232
Binding:
Paperback
Dimensions:
11.0" x 8.5"
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FAA's "official", and handbook of aviation meteorology.

NOTE: The eBook version of this book is an FAA product. The print version is an ASA reprint with a different cover.

This important FAA Advisory Circular (AC) has been in circulation under a variety of titles for more than 70 years. The latest edition of Aviation Weather (AC 00-6B) has been updated to reflect the latest practices and advancements in technology to better prepare and educate pilots for flight in various weather conditions, using modern resources. 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 and instrument meteorological conditions. Subjects covered include the Earth's atmosphere, temperatures, atmospheric pressure and altimetry, weather charts, wind, global circulation and jet streams, moisture, precipitation, clouds, air masses and fronts, stability, turbulence, icing, thunderstorms, common IFR producers, weather radar, high altitude weather, and arctic, tropical, and space weather.


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File Type:
standard pdf ebook
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unlimited
Copy/Paste:
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

  • Chapter 1. The Earth’s Atmosphere
  • Chapter 2. Heat and Temperature
  • Chapter 3. Water Vapor
  • Chapter 4. Earth-Atmosphere Heat
  • Chapter 5. Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry
  • Chapter 6. Weather Charts
  • Chapter 7. Wind
  • Chapter 8. Global Circulations and Jet
  • Chapter 9. Local Winds
  • Chapter 10. Air Masses, Fronts, and the Wave Cyclone Model Chapter 11. Vertical Motion and Cloud Formation
  • Chapter 12. Atmospheric Stability
  • Chapter 13. Clouds
  • Chapter 14. Precipitation
  • Chapter 15. Adverse Wind
  • Chapter 16. Weather, Obstructions to Visibility, Low Ceiling, and Mountain Obscuration
  • Chapter 17. Turbulence
  • Chapter 18. Icing
  • Chapter 19. Thunderstorms
  • Chapter 20. Weather Radar
  • Chapter 21. Tropical Weather
  • Chapter 22. Arctic Weather

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