Meteorology PowerPoints

 

Click on the buttons below to open the PowerPoint in a new browser window.  Review all the information and be prepared to answer questions in 614 Flying Scholarship Ground School entrance exam.  These lessons are self study and the information will be required for the Power Pilot and Glider Pilot exam in January.

Heating and Cooling - Affects of weather with heating and cooling

Moisture - How moisture affects weather.

Stability and Instability - How the atmosphere obtains stability and instability and the factors that influence them.

Winds - How winds are created and distributed.

METARs - Decoding METARS - weather forecasts and past weather that has already passed and has been recorded.

Pressure - Pressure distribution through the atmosphere horizontally and vertically.

Clouds and Fog - How clouds and fog are created and the different types.

Stability and Instability - How the atmosphere obtains stability and instability and the factors that influence them.

Extreme Weather - What types of extreme weather can be seen and experienced.

TAFs - Terminal Area Forecasts - description and usage.

Use this button to go to the NAV Canada site for METAR

Type CYXU in the Airport ID text box