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Aviation Weather: FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 00-6B (FAA
FAA Advisory Circular includes contributions from the National Weather Service
pilots must learn to deal with weather: to appreciate good weather, to recognize
and respect marginal or hazardous weather, and to avoid violent weather.
Recognition of this and sound weather decisions are critical to the successful
outcome of all flights. 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 (VMC) and instrument (IMC) meteorological conditions.
Subjects covered include the earth’s atmosphere, temperatures, atmospheric
pressure and altimetry, wind, moisture, precipitation, clouds, air masses and
fronts, turbulence, icing, thunderstorms, common IFR producers, high altitude
weather, arctic and tropical weather, and soaring weather. Illustrations
throughout; also includes a glossary and index.