Aviation Weather Services Handbook

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Skyhorse Pub., 2007 - Transportation - 218 pages
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This jointly-published guide from the FAA and the NWS provides an authoritative tool for pilots, flight instructors, and those studying for pilot certification. It covers general weather service information as well as how to interpret and use coded weather reports, forecasts, and observed and prognostic weather charts. Featuring black-and-white photographs, diagrams, and other illustrations, this official handbook provides detailed chapters on The Aviation Weather Service Program; Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR); Pilot and Radar Reports; Satellite Pictures; Radiosonde Additional Data (RADATs); Aviation Weather Forecasts; Surface Analysis Chart; Weather Depiction Chart; Radar Summary Chart; Constant Pressure Analysis Chart; and everything weather-related that a pilot needs to know. Educational, and even possibly life-saving, it’s absolutely indispensable for anyone involved in handling a plane.

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