Canadian Commercial Pilot Meteorology Manual

Table of Contents

 

METEOROLOGY

The Troposphere

Air Masses

Canadian Air Masses

Continental Arctic (cA)

Maritime Arctic (mA)

Maritime Polar (mP)

Maritime Tropical (mT)

Continental Tropical (cT)

Air Mass Fronts

Air Mass Jet Streams

Standard Atmosphere

Clouds

Cloud Classification

Vertical development of cloud

Sky Opacity

Pressure

Coriolis Force

Local Phenomenon Winds

Humidity

Heating

Cooling

Stability

Fronts

Frontal Depression

The Warm Front

The Cold Front

Frontal Winds and Pressure

Other Fronts and Associated Weather

Stationary Front

Occluded Fronts

Upper Fronts

Trowals

Freezing Rain Risk

Clouds and Precipitation of Active Weather

Fog

Thunderstorms

Cumulus Stage

Mature Stage

Dissipation Stage

Thunderstorm Classifications

Frontal Thunderstorms

Squall Line Thunderstorms

Thunderstorm Hazards

Turbulence

Hail

Icing

Altimetry

Lightning

Thunderstorm Flight Procedures

Thunderstorm Wind Shear

Icing

Super-cooled Water Droplet

Icing rules of thumb

QUESTIONS

Answers

 
WEATHER INFORMATION

Aviation Weather Reports (METAR)

Type of Report

Station identification

Date and Time of Issue

Wind

Prevailing Visibility. 236

Runway Visual Range

Present Weather

Sky Opacity

Temperature, Dew Point, Altimeter Setting Pressure

Wind Shear

Remarks

Special Weather Reports (SPECI)

AWOS

Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF). 240

Change Groups: From, Becoming, Temporary, and Probability

Upper Winds (FD)

Other Reports

Weather Charts

Surface Analysis Charts

Upper Level Analysis Charts

Prognostic Charts

General GFA Format

GFA Abbreviations

GFA Weather Information—CLDS & WX GFA

Clouds

Weather and Visibility

Winds and Pressure

Dynamic Systems

GFA Weather Information— ICG/TURBC/FRLVL

Icing

Turbulence

Freezing Level Isotherms

GFA Amendments and Corrections. 264

Runway Visual Range

Airborne Weather Radar

Lightning Detectors

QUESTIONS

Answers

 

Index

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