- Search the Internet for pertinent information that will satisfy and demonstrate one of the learning objectives for the module.
- Post the URL for the website in this discussion forum, along with a short summary that describes how the website supports the learning objective you selected.
Your summary should be a minimum of 250 words, grammatically sound, and free of spelling errors. Quotes, references, and particles of speech will not be included in final word count.
- Describe atmospheric pressure, and determine the effects of pressure on altitude and on flight.
- Explain how atmospheric circulation creates wind, and demonstrate how wind assists and hinders the dynamics of flight.
- Define atmospheric stability; explain how fog, low clouds, and precipitation are formed; and describe their effects on flight.
- Clarify the different air mass circulations that create four types of fronts and describe the flight hazards associated with each type of front.
- Describe the three types of weather observations and the information provided by each observation type.
- Explain the different sources of aviation weather information (FSS, TIBS, DUATS, EFAS, HIWAS, and TWEB) and how a person can access weather information from these sources.
- Describe the three types of weather briefings (standard, abbreviated, and outlook) and what type of information is provided by each one.
- Explain information available in weather reports, and extract the following information from METARS (Wind, Visibility, Weather, Sky Conditions, Temperature/Dewpoint, and Altimeter).
- Describe the type of information that is available from the following printed weather forecasts: Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF), Area Forecast (FA), In-Flight Weather Advisories (SIGMET, AIRMET), and the Winds Aloft Forecast (FD).
- Describe the type of information that is available from the following weather charts: Surface Analysis Chart, Weather Depiction Chart, Radar Summary Chart, and Significant Weather Prognostic Charts.
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