Controlling Pilot Error: Weather

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For pilots, weather is much bigger than small talk. This book discusses how to: resolve conflicts between what you see and what you're told; be prepared for 4 types of dangerous turbulence and 3 icing phenomena; get better information from weather-detection equipment; survive flying through little-known and unexpected weather events; avoid the misinterpretations, misunderstandings, and inadequate briefings lurking behind many weather-related aviation accidents; apply easy-to-use strategies to upgrade your weather savvy ; gain basic meteorological understanding that can save your life. "Fast & Focused Rx for Pilot Error" is the most effective aviation safety tools available. "Controlling Pilot Error" guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80 per cent of aviation accidents - pilot mistakes. Each title provides: related case studies; valuable "save-yourself" techniques and safety tips; and clear and concise analysis of error sets.

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WEATHER

For pilots, weather is much bigger than small talk.


*Resolve conflicts between what you see and what you're told
*Be prepared for 4 types of dangerous turbulence and 3 icing phenomena
*Get better information from weather-detection equipment
*Survive flying through little-known and unexpected weather events
*Avoid the misinterpretations, misunderstandings, and inadequate briefings lurking behind many weather-related aviation accidents
*Apply easy-to-use strategies to upgrade your weather savvy
*Gain basic meteorological understanding that can save your life

FAST & FOCUSED RX FOR PILOT ERROR

The most effective aviation safety tools available, CONTROLLING PILOT ERROR guides offer you expert protection against the causes of up to 80% of aviation accidents--pilot mistakes. Each title provides:


*Related case studies
*Valuable "save-yourself" techniques and safety tips
*Clear and concise analysis of error sets.

BEST FOR PILOTS--BUILD YOUR KNOWLEDGE BASE--INCREASE YOUR CONFIDENCE--SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS--LEARN LIFESAVING TIPS

About the Author:

Terry T. Lankford was a Weather Specialist with the FAA for nearly 30 years, and is the author of three books in McGraw-Hill's PRACTICAL FLYING SERIES: UNDERSTANDING AERONAUTICAL CHARTS, Second Edition; COCKPIT WEATHER DECISIONS, and all three editions of WEATHER REPORTS, FORECASTS, AND FLIGHT PLANS. He also wrote AIRCRAFT ICING. A pilot since 1967, he holds single-engine, multi-engine, and instrument ratings, as well as an FAA Gold Seal Instructor certificate. An FAA accident prevention counselor, he earned the Flight Safety Award in 1979. Lankford also contributes articles to pilot periodicals.

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