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Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services

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Authors: Irvin N. Gleim, Garrett W. Gleim

Pages: 552 

ISBN: 978-1-58194-845-5

The Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services book is made up of the current editions of the FAA weather publications Aviation Weather (AC 00-6A) and Aviation Weather Services (AC 00-45G), as well as other Advisory Circulars. It is a great resource for your FAA instrument rating preparation. 

Table of Contents 

Preface  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  vi
Part I: -- Aviation Weather

     Study Unit 1:  The Earth's Atmosphere . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     Study Unit 2:  Temperature  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     Study Unit 3:  Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     Study Unit 4:  Wind  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
     Study Unit 5:  Moisture, Cloud Formation, and Precipitation . . . . . . . . . . .  45
     Study Unit 6:  Stable and Unstable Air  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  55
     Study Unit 7:  Clouds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  63
     Study Unit 8:  Air Masses and Fronts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  73
     Study Unit 9:  Turbulence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  91
     Study Unit 10: Icing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
     Study Unit 11: Thunderstorms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  113
     Study Unit 12: Common IFR Producers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  131

Part II: -- Aviation Weather -- Over and Beyond

     Study Unit 13: High Altitude Weather  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
     Study Unit 14: Arctic Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
     Study Unit 15: Tropical Weather  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  161
     Study Unit 16: Soaring Weather . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  177

Part III: -- Aviation Weather Services

     Study Unit 1:  The Aviation Weather Service Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211
     Study Unit 2:  Aviation Weather Product Classification and Policy  . . . . . . .  221
     Study Unit 3:  Aviation Routine Weather Reports (METAR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225
     Study Unit 4:  Pilot Weather Reports (PIREP)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247
     Study Unit 5:  Radar Weather Reports (SD/ROB) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
     Study Unit 6:  Radar Imagery  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
     Study Unit 7:  Satellite Imagery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  271
     Study Unit 8:  Surface Analysis Charts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
     Study Unit 9:  Constant Pressure Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
     Study Unit 10: Freezing-Level Graphics  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
     Study Unit 11: Lifted Index Analysis Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297
     Study Unit 12: Weather Depiction Charts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  301
     Study Unit 13: Alaska Weather Depiction Charts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  305
     Study Unit 14: Radar Summary Charts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  311
     Study Unit 15: Alaska Initial Geopotential Heights and Winds Charts . . . . . . . 319
     Study Unit 16: Significant Meteorological Information (SIGMET)  . . . . . . . . . 327
     Study Unit 17: Airmen's Meteorological Information (AIRMET) . . . . . . . . . . . 341
     Study Unit 18: Center Weather Advisory (CWA)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349
     Study Unit 19: Additional Products for Convection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353
     Study Unit 20: Tropical Cyclone Products  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363
     Study Unit 21: Volcanic Ash Advisory Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373
     Study Unit 22: Area Forecasts (FA)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 379
     Study Unit 23: Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  393
     Study Unit 24: International Aviation Route Forecasts (ROFOR)  . . . . . . . . .  405
     Study Unit 25: Wind and Temperature Aloft Forecasts (FB) . . . . . . . . . . . .  407
     Study Unit 26: Short-Range Surface Prognostic (PROG) Charts  . . . . . . . . . .  413
     Study Unit 27: Low-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts . . . . . . . . . . . 417
     Study Unit 28: Mid-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts  . . . . . . . . . .  421
     Study Unit 29: High-Level Significant Weather (SIGWX) Charts . . . . . . . . . .  429
     Study Unit 30: Collaborative Convective Forecast Products (CCFP)  . . . . . . . . 435
     Study Unit 31: National Convective Weather Forecasts (NCWF) . . . . . . . . . . . 441
     Study Unit 32: Current Icing Potential (CIP)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445
     Study Unit 33: Forecast Icing Potential (FIP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 449
     Study Unit 34: Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451
     Study Unit 35: Meteorological Impact Statement (MIS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  453
     Study Unit 36: Other Weather Related Information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 457

APPENDIX A:         FAA Glossary of Weather Terms  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 491
APPENDIX B:         The Weather Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  503
APPENDIX C:         Automated Flight Service Stations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 507
APPENDIX D:         Direct User Access Terminal Service (DUATS) . . . . . . . . . . .  521
APPENDIX E:         Aviation Weather Resources on the Internet  . . . . . . . . . . .  530
INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  535

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