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While no weather forecast is guaranteed to be 100 percent accurate, pilots have access to a myriad of weather information on which to base flight decisions. Weather products available for preflight planning to en route information received over the radio or via data link provide the pilot with the most accurate and up-to-date information available. Each report provides a piece of the weather puzzle. Pilots must use several reports to get an overall picture and gain an understanding of the weather that affects the safe completion of a flight.
- Weather Observations
- Service Outlets
- Weather Briefings
- Aviation Weather Reports
- Aviation Forecasts (Part One)
- Aviation Forecasts (Part Two)
- Weather Charts
- Electronic Flight Displays (EFD) /Multi-Function Display (MFD) Weather (Part One)
- Electronic Flight Displays (EFD) /Multi-Function Display (MFD) Weather (Part Two)
- Pilot Responsibility
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Rod Machado’s Private Pilot Handbook – If you want to learn to fly, or even just learn about what makes a plane fly, you’ll find this lavishly illustrated, fast-paced book to be the best available guide. Written in a clear and witty style, the Private Pilot Handbooks contains more than 1,200 illustrations and photos that are a standalone education about why we can fly.