Aviation Weather Services Handbook

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., Apr 15, 2010 - Nature - 216 pages
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This official handbook provides an authoritative tool for pilots, flight instructors, and those studying for pilot certification. From both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Weather Service, this newest edition offers up-to-date information on the interpretation and application of advisories, coded weather reports, forecasts, observed and prognostic weather charts, and radar and satellite imagery. Expanded to 400 pages, this edition features over 200 color and black-and-white photographs, satellite images, diagrams, charts, and other illustrations. With extensive appendixes, forecast charts, aviation website recommendations, and supplementary product information, this book is an exhaustive resource no aviator or aeronautical buff should be without. Chapters included in the Aviation Weather Services Handbook are: The Aviation Weather Service Program, Aviation Weather Product Classification and Policy, Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR), Pilot and Radar Reports, Satellite Pictures, Radiosonde Additional Data (RADATs), Graphical Observations and Derived Products, Products for Aviation Hazards, and Aviation Weather Forecasts. Readers will also find useful Surface Analysis Charts, Weather Depiction Charts, Radar Summary Charts, and Constant Pressure Analysis Charts. This handbook comprises absolutely everything weather-related that a pilot needs to know. Educational, comprehensive, and potentially lifesaving, this is an indispensable manual for anyone involved in handling a plane.

 

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Contents

Chapter 2
2-1
Discussion of First Flight and Check Ride
2-2
Behaviorism
2-3
Information Processing Theory
2-4
Perceptions
2-6
Factors That Affect Perception
2-7
Insight
2-8
Understanding
2-9
General Characteristics of Effective Assessment
5-3
Organized
5-4
Authentic Assessment
5-5
Maneuver or Procedure Grades
5-6
Choosing an Effective Assessment Method
5-8
Develop CriterionReferenced Assessment Items
5-9
InstructorStudent Critique
5-10
Types of Questions To Avoid
5-11

Thorndike and the Laws of Learning
2-10
Effect
2-11
Domains of Learning
2-12
Affective Domain
2-14
Psychomotor Domain
2-15
Learning Is Purposeful
2-16
Learning Is Multifaceted
2-17
Right BrainLeft Brain
2-18
Visual Auditory Kinesthetic Learners VAK
2-19
Acquiring Skill Knowledge
2-20
Knowledge of Results
2-21
Types of Practice
2-22
Evaluation Versus Critique
2-23
Application of Skill
2-24
Simultaneous Performance
2-25
Fixation and Inattention
2-26
The Learning Route to Expertise
2-27
Errors
2-28
Checking for Errors
2-29
Where Does the Motivation To Learn Come From?
2-31
Drops in Motivation
2-32
LongTerm Memory LTM
2-33
Remembering What Has Been Learned
2-34
Interference
2-35
Transfer of Learning
2-36
Habit Formation
2-37
Sources of Knowledge
2-38
Chapter 3
3-1
Basic Elements of Communication
3-2
Receiver
3-4
Confusion Between the Symbol and the Symbolized Object
3-5
Interference
3-6
Developing Communication Skills
3-7
Listening
3-8
Questioning
3-9
Instructional Enhancement
3-10
Chapter 4
4-1
What Is Teaching?
4-2
Management Skills
4-3
Course of Training
4-4
PerformanceBased Objectives
4-5
Description of the Skill or Behavior
4-6
DecisionBased Objectives
4-7
Presentation of a Lesson
4-8
Motivation
4-9
Conclusion
4-10
Suitable Language
4-11
Use of Notes
4-12
Discussion Method
4-13
Planning a Guided Discussion
4-14
Advantages
4-15
Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills HOTS
4-16
Collaborative ProblemSolving Method
4-17
Electronic Learning ELearning
4-18
ComputerAssisted Learning CAL Method
4-19
Simulation RolePlaying and Video Gaming
4-20
DemonstrationPerformance Method
4-21
Conclusion
4-22
Reasons for Use of Instructional Aids
4-23
Guidelines for Use of Instructional Aids
4-24
Types of Instructional Aids
4-25
Enhanced Training Materials
4-26
Video
4-27
ComputerAssisted Learning CAL
4-28
Test Preparation Material
4-29
Chapter 5
5-1
Assessment Terminology
5-2
Chapter 6
6-1
Course of Training
6-2
Training Syllabus
6-3
How To Use a Training Syllabus
6-4
Lesson Plans
6-6
How To Use a Lesson Plan Properly
6-8
ScenarioBased Training SBT
6-9
SBT Lesson Plan
6-10
Prescenario Planning
6-11
SinglePilot Resource Management
6-12
Chapter 7
7-1
Aviation Instructor Responsibilities
7-2
Standards of Performance
7-3
Minimizing Student Frustrations
7-4
Flight Instructor Responsibilities
7-5
Aviators Model Code of Conduct
7-6
Sincerity
7-7
Demeanor
7-8
Practical Test
7-9
EducationalTraining Institutions
7-10
Printed Material
7-11
Chapter 8
8-1
Flight Instructor Qualifications
8-2
Obstacles to Learning During Flight Instruction
8-3
Physical Discomfort Illness Fatigue and Dehydration
8-4
Dehydration and Heatstroke
8-5
DemonstrationPerformance Training Delivery Method
8-6
The TellingandDoing Technique
8-7
Student TellsInstructor Does
8-8
Background
8-9
Integrated Flight Instruction
8-10
Procedures
8-11
Demonstrated Ability
8-12
Dealing with Normal Challenges
8-13
Aeronautical DecisionMaking
8-14
The DecisionMaking Process
8-15
Implementing the Decision and Evaluating the Outcome
8-17
Stress Management
8-18
Use of Resources
8-19
Workload Management
8-20
Chapter Summary
8-21
Chapter 9
9-1
Defining Risk Management
9-2
Principles of Risk Management
9-3
Implement Risk Controls
9-4
Severity of an Event
9-5
The PAVE Checklist
9-6
ThreeP Model for Pilots
9-8
Hazard List for Aviation Technicians
9-9
Obstacles to Maintaining Situational Awareness
9-10
Operational Pitfalls
9-11
SRM and the 5P Check
9-13
The Plan
9-14
The Programming
9-15
Teaching DecisionMaking Skills
9-16
Assessing SRM Skills
9-17
Chapter Summary
9-18
Appendix A
9-19
Appendix B
B-1
Appendix C
C-1
Appendix D
C-13
Appendix E
E-1
Appendix F
E-9
Glossary
G-1
Index
I-1
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