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Altimeter setting and elevation

Added on: August 9, 2012        Duration: 8 minutes

There are many kinds of ways to represent the surface pressure. The one that most pilots are familiar with is the altimeter setting. It’s typically provided to pilots on a standard briefing and may be obtained by pilots on the ground or in flight by air traffic control or by...

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Beyond The Weather Brief Preview

Added on: July 17, 2009        Duration: 18 minutes

Every pilot must get beyond the generalizations and simple rules of thumb that rarely apply especially when Mother Nature is at her worst. When the weather is even remotely challenging, the need to work hard to put together an objective analysis of the weather using a method that works every time is paramount. In this preview you will learn...

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Cumulus clouds - How to avoid convective turbulence

Added on: September 18, 2017        Duration: 8 minutes

During the warm season, cumulus are the most common clouds in the sky. While they rarely cause you to cancel your flight, they tend to occur at popular IFR en route altitudes and come with some important considerations. Not only are cumulus clouds precursors for...

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Graphical AIRMETs (G-AIRMETs)

Added on: March 21, 2010        Duration: 13 minutes

On October 1, 2008, the Aviation Weather Center in Kansas City began issuing a new forecast called a Graphical-AIRMET. This new forecast product, dubbed the G-AIRMET, won't make it into a standard briefing with an Automated Flight Service Station (AFSS) specialist and it won't likely be included in a DUATS textual briefing either. That's because it is not a text-based product like the traditional AIRMET; instead, it is designed to...

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Improving your wx briefings tip number 1 - Dissecting those date-time stamps

Added on: March 8, 2012        Duration: 16 minutes

Pilots are often overwhelmed by the sheer volume of preflight weather resources available online. There’s no doubt that one of the major roadblocks in using many of these new weather tools is knowing how to read the various date-time stamps that are buried somewhere within this guidance. There just doesn’t appear to be any ...

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