Last updated in 1975, the latest edition of Aviation Weather (AC 00-6B) is now available in print, as well as an eBook and eBundle from ASA.
This FAA Advisory Circular has been in circulation under a variety of titles for more th
an 70 years and is now updated to reflect the latest practices and advancements in technology to better prepare and educate pilots for flight in various weather conditions, using modern resources. It discusses each aspect of weather in relation to aircraft operations and flight safety.
The information in Aviation Weather is applicable to students, instructors, and experienced pilots alike, according to ASA officials.
Subjects covered include the Earth’s atmosphere, temperatures, atmospheric pressure and altimetry, weather charts, wind, global circulation and jet streams, moisture, precipitation, clouds, air masses and fronts, stability, turbulence, icing, thunderstorms, common IFR producers, weather radar, high altitude weather, and arctic, tropical, and space weather.
Illustrated throughout with full-color drawings and photographs, the softcover book is 232 pages. It is also available in eBook PDF and eBundle (softcover book + eBook PDF) formats.