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Weather Flying - eBook

Weather Flying - eBook

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Product Features

  • ISBN: 9780071799720
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill
  • Author: Robert Buck
  • Edition: 5th
  • Pages: 304
  • Look Inside: View
  • eBook Specifications

    • Type: Secure eBook (PDF)
    • Printing: Not Allowed
    • Copy/Paste: Not Allowed
    • Offline Access: Yes
    • Search: Yes
    • Bookmarks: Yes
    • Compatibility: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android

Weather Flying is regarded in the industry as the bible of flying techniques in various types of weather.

Regarded as the bible of weather flying, this aviation classic not only continues to make complex weather concepts understandable for even the least experienced of flyers, but has now been updated to cover new advances in technology.

In a straightforward style, Robert Buck delves into how computers, personal electronic devices, electronic flight instrument systems, and other technologies are changing the way general aviation pilots fly weather. He addresses the philosophy and discipline required to use these systems, what they are really telling us, and their task as supplement to good flying sense. The updated Fifth Edition also discusses how to handle changes in FSS weather briefing, including a look at new weather information products and airborne datalink weather information as they affect weather flying.

The main topics include:
  • 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
  • Psychology of Weather Flying
  • Turbulence and Flying It
  • VFR - Flying Weather Visually
  • 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

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