Aviation Weather and Weather Services

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Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services provides you with a compilation of the FAA’s weather publications in one easy-to-understand reference book.

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Description

Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services provides you with a compilation of the FAA's weather publications in one easy-to-understand reference book. This book explains the FAA's Aviation Weather (AC 00-6A) and Aviation Weather Services (AC 00-45G), along with other Advisory Circulars.

Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services is an exceptional study text for topics and information relating to the FAA instrument rating and will help you be prepared for the oral portion of your instrument rating practical test.

Benefits

  • Presented in an intuitive and easy-to-read format for effective knowledge transfer
  • Learn common weather-related terms using the FAA Weather Glossary
  • Includes high-quality color images to better illustrate all concepts

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: -- Aviation Weather

Study Unit 1: The Earth's Atmosphere
Study Unit 2: Temperature
Study Unit 3: Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry
Study Unit 4: Wind
Study Unit 5: Moisture, Cloud Formation, and Precipitation
Study Unit 6: Stable and Unstable Air
Study Unit 7: Clouds
Study Unit 8: Air Masses and Fronts
Study Unit 9: Turbulence
Study Unit 10: Icing
Study Unit 11: Thunderstorms
Study Unit 12: Common IFR Producers

Part II: -- Aviation Weather -- Over and Beyond

Study Unit 13: High Altitude Weather
Study Unit 14: Arctic Weather
Study Unit 15: Tropical Weather
Study Unit 16: Soaring Weather

Part III: -- Aviation Weather Services

Study Unit 1: The Aviation Weather Service Program 
Study Unit 2: Aviation Weather Product Classification and Policy
Study Unit 3: Aviation Routine Weather Reports (METAR)
Study Unit 4: Pilot Weather Reports (PIREP)
Study Unit 5: Radar Weather Reports (SD/ROB)
Study Unit 6: Radar Imagery
Study Unit 7: Satellite Imagery
Study Unit 8: Surface Analysis Charts
Study Unit 9: Constant Pressure Charts
Study Unit 10: Freezing-Level Graphics
Study Unit 11: Lifted Index Analysis Charts
Study Unit 12: Weather Depiction Charts
Study Unit 13: Alaska Weather Depiction Charts
Study Unit 14: Radar Summary Charts
Study Unit 15: Alaska Initial Geopotential Heights and Winds Charts
Study Unit 16: Significant Meteorological Information (SIGMET)
Study Unit 17: Airmen's Meteorological Information (AIRMET)
Study Unit 18: Center Weather Advisory (CWA)
Study Unit 19: Additional Products for Convection
Study Unit 20: Tropical Cyclone Products
Study Unit 21: Volcanic Ash Advisory Products
Study Unit 22: Area Forecasts (FA)
Study Unit 23: Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)
Study Unit 24: International Aviation Route Forecasts (ROFOR)
Study Unit 25: Wind and Temperature Aloft Forecasts (FB)
Study Unit 26: Short-Range Surface Prognostic (PROG) Charts
Study Unit 27: Low-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts
Study Unit 28: Mid-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts
Study Unit 29: High-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts
Study Unit 30: Collaborative Convective Forecast Products (CCFP)
Study Unit 31: National Convective Weather Forecasts (NCWF)
Study Unit 32: Current Icing Potential (CIP)
Study Unit 33: Forecast Icing Potential (FIP)
Study Unit 34: Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG)
Study Unit 35: Meteorological Impact Statement (MIS)
Study Unit 36: Other Weather Related Information

APPENDIX A: FAA Glossary of Weather Terms
APPENDIX B: The Weather Channel
APPENDIX C: Automated Flight Service Stations
APPENDIX D: Direct User Access Terminal Service (DUATS)
APPENDIX E: Aviation Weather Resources on the Internet
INDEX
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Additional information

Author(s)

Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim

ISBN

978-1-58194-845-5

Pages

552

Edition

6-1