Nastiness

Pilot Weather Wisdom

Most pilots know only the façade of weather – very few seek its depth

Captain D

Weather dodging outside the realm of ATC

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 […]

Sucker Holes

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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Sells for $64.95 CDN

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.


Sells for $69.95 USD

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

                                             Captain D