Flight Instructor, Paul Hamilton, takes you through a simple step-by-step process that is easy to follow. You will learn about global, regional, and local influences on weather in a straight-forward presentation. You will be able to forecast local conditions yourself and interpret weather information accurately to develop a clear mental picture of the conditions that may affect your flight, so you “get smarter each time you fly!”.
The Global Energy Engine – How Weather Starts
STEP 1 – INFORMATION RESOURCES PREPARATION
Regional Weather, Local Conditions & Upper Air, and Sport Pilot Briefing 800WX Brief.
Step 2 – OBSERVING YOUR WEATHER AT A LOCAL SITE
Clouds, Terrain, Wind & Gusts
Step 3 – WHETHER TO FLY?
Compare aircraft/pilot capabilities to the weather
Evaluate physical condition & mental attitude
Step 4 – THE FLIGHT
Flight planning, instruments, and flight techniques
Step 5 – THE ANALYSIS
Flight conditions, events, prediction, and feedback
Determine trends & patterns