|Meteorology and Flight,
A Pilot's Guide to Weather
Author: Tom Bradbury
Paperback, First published in 1989, Third Edition in 2000, reprinted
in 2004, 186 pages
including the glossary, appendices and index.
Dimensions: 7.4 x 9.7 x 0.75 inches (189 x 245 x 19 mm)
Table of Contents - 1
Table of Contents - 2
Air in Motion, The development of depressions and anticyclones, Fronts,
Stability in the atmosphere, Convection and cumulus clouds, The
organization of cumulus, Cumulonimbus, Waves, Some theoretical aspects
of wave flow, Wave and cumulus, Flying in waves, Local winds, Airflow
over ridges and mountains, Visibility, Weather maps and forecasts,
Satellites, Gliding Weather, Glossary of Meteorological terms,
Abbreviations used in Met. documentation, Maps of observing stations,
Weather codes and symbols, METAR and TAF reports, Further reading, Index
Includes a chapter on Gliding Weather
Tom Bradbury served in the British
Meteorology Office for over 40 years on many RAF airfields overseas.
He acted as Met. forecaster at gliding and microlight contests, and has
accompanied the British Gliding Team to Finland, France and Germany.