Pilot Weather Wisdom
Most pilots know only the façade of weather – very few seek its depthCaptain D
Studying at Purdue University for a Masters. Lots of papers. Here is one on the eruption of Iceland’s volcano in 2010 that brought European airspace to its knees. Abstract Iceland’s eruption of Eyjafjallajökull (pronounced “A-ya-fyat-la-yœk-utl”) in April and May of 2010 spewed volcanic ash high into an eastward-moving jet stream, paralyzing Europe’s airspace locatedContinue reading “Europe’s Volcanic Ash Fiasco”
Nearly 90% of Canadians live within 100 miles of the American border so there is a good chance a pilot will head south of the border or visit Alaska. We know weather has no political boundaries, but you’ll find METARs have inherent differences when comparing observations vis-à-vis (face to face). ***Sadly, NAV CANADA’s archaic websiteContinue reading “Canadian/American METARs vis-à-vis”
Want to learn more aviation meteorology?
This book zooms in on Canadian weather for pilots but addresses American differences and weather abroad.
You are not going to find a better weather book here in Canada for pilots. If you do, let me know.
Pilot Weather consists of 400 colour pages.
It was authored with Scott Dennstaedt and carries a lot of American weight.
Both Scott and I strongly believe it is the new gold standard.
Flight from Within
With age comes wisdom
With wisdom comes knowledge
Knowledge breeds words
Words open doors
Doors open to freedom
Freedom brings flight from within