Canadian Private and Recreational Pilot Meteorology Manual

Table of Contents

 
METEOROLOGY—PART I (GENERAL)

The Atmosphere

Standard Atmosphere

Clouds

Cloud Classification

Sky Opacity

Pressure

Coriolis Force

Local Phenomenon Winds

Humidity

Heating

Cooling

Stability

QUESTIONS

Answers

 

METEOROLOGY—PART II (ACTIVE WEATHER)

Air Masses

Fronts

Frontal Depression

The Warm Front

The Cold Front

Other Fronts and Associated Weather

Clouds and Precipitation of Active Weather

Fog

Additional Weather Terms

Thunderstorms

Rules of thunderstorm Avoidance

Icing

Icing rules of thumb

Regional Weather of British Columbia

Victoria and Nanaimo

Lower-Mainland Airports

Fraser Valley

Route Descriptions

QUESTIONS

Answers

 
WEATHER INFORMATION

Aviation Weather Reports (METAR)

Type of Report

Station identification

Date and Time of Issue

Wind

Prevailing Visibility

Runway Visual Range

Present Weather

Sky Opacity

Temperature, Dew Point, Altimeter Setting Pressure

Wind Shear

Remarks

Special Weather Reports (SPECI)

AWOS

Graphic Area Forecasts (GFA)

General GFA Format

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

Aerodrome Forecasts (TAF)

Change Groups: From, Becoming, Temporary, and Probability

Upper Winds (FD

Other Reports

Getting the Weather

QUESTIONS

Answers

 

Index