Most pilots know only the façade of weather – very few seek its depthCaptain D
They begin to “paint” on the weather radar and rear their ugly, ominous heads. Thunderstorms are on the horizon while flying in a remote area — perhaps over the Pacific or the Atlantic Ocean or maybe cruising the thunderstorm-infested Brazil’s Amazon jungle. VHF radios are out of range, and HF (High Frequency) is nothing but […]
A non-aviator asked me what’s a sucker hole. Pilots learn not to fly through a hole (sucker hole) or near a thunderstorm, because it may fill in and get nasty. It’s a meteorological temptation. Having said that, I will take a “hole” over a wall of nasty clouds anytime. Holes can get a pilot out of […]
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This book zooms in on Canadian weather for pilots but addresses American differences and weather abroad.
You are not going to find a better weather book here in Canada for pilots. If you do, let me know.
Pilot Weather consists of 400 colour pages.
It was authored with Scott Dennstaedt and carries a lot of American weight.
Both Scott and I strongly believe it is the new gold standard.
Flight from Within
With age comes wisdom
With wisdom comes knowledge
Knowledge breeds words
Words open doors
Doors open to freedom
Freedom brings flight from within