Weather blog

Pilot Weather Wisdom


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

Captain D


Podcast with Sporty’s

A few weeks ago I chatted with John Zimmerman, who runs a huge pilot shop/training center in Ohio. Here is the intro: As a former meteorologist and a 25,000-hour airline captain, Doug Morris loves to talk about weather—but he’s worried most other pilots don’t share his love. He talks about the most misunderstood weather concept,…

Wind was the Essential — How the Weatherman Instigated Flight

            After a recent talk, I received a copy of David McCullough’s well-researched book, The Wright Brothers. Most pilots think they know the Kitty Hawk story, but I learned I didn’t. Wilbur and Orville Wright determined early in their multitude of experiments that wind was a must. Wilbur (oldest of the two) wrote to the…

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Canada’s gold standard weather book

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 in Canada for pilots. If you do, let me know.

Pilot Weather consists of 400 colour pages. It was co-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


One response to “Weather blog”

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