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Aviation and Weather. CDR Robert L. Calhoun, USN. Aircraft and Ships. The Orion. USS Eisenhower. The Turbomentor. The Skyhawk. Desert to Tropics. Suez Canal. Canal Zone, Panama. Hot to Cold. Hot to Cold. Andøya, Norway. Andoya, Norway. Negev Desert, Israel. Thule, Greenland. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Aviation and WeatherCDR Robert L. Calhoun, USN

  • Aircraft and ShipsThe TurbomentorThe OrionThe SkyhawkUSS Eisenhower

  • Desert to TropicsSuez CanalCanal Zone, Panama

  • Andoya, NorwayThule, GreenlandHot to ColdHot to ColdNegev Desert, IsraelAndya, Norway

  • Calm and Stormy SeasEastern PacificNorth Atlantic

  • Glaciers and VolcanoesMt Aetna, SicilyVatnajokull, Iceland

  • The atmosphere affects you on the ground

  • and in the air

  • Hazardshttp://www.stormchaser.ca/Lightning/Lightning_Archive/Luke%20AFB%20Lightning.htmlhttp://www.mountainflying.com/Photos%20Other/Wave-Knapp.jpg

  • Atmosphere

  • Earth-Atmosphere Energy Balance Diagram http://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/atmos/energy_balance.htm

  • Hydrologic Cycle Diagram


  • Movement

  • Seasonshttp://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/global/global_intro.htm

  • Circulationhttp://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/global/circ.htm

  • More Circulation

  • How clouds are made

  • Liftinghttp://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/synoptic/precip.htm

  • More Liftinghttp://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/synoptic/airmass.htm

  • Cloud Types Nimbo-form Cumulo-form Strato-form http://www.srh.weather.gov/jetstream/synoptic/clouds.htm

  • National Weather Service tools

  • Radar

  • Satellite

  • Graphics

  • Built by thousands of reporting stations

  • Winds

  • Turbulence

  • Whats a TAF?KAUS 071720Z 071818 17014G22KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035 FM2000 16015KT P6SM SCT050 SCT250 FM0600 17011KT P6SM OVC025 FM1100 18009KT 5SM BR OVC009 FM1500 17015G25KT P6SM BKN025

  • The CodeObscuration BR Mist (Foggy conditions with visibilities greater than 5/8 statute mile) FG Fog (visibility 5/8 statute mile or less) FU Smoke DU Dust SA Sand HZ Haze PY Spray VA Volcanic Ash http://whitts.alioth.net/Paged8Reading%20Terminal%20Area%20Forecasts.htmPrecipitation DZ Drizzle RA Rain SN Snow SG Snow Grains IC Ice Crystals PE Ice Pellets GR Hail GS Small Hail or Snow Pellets (less than 1/4 inch in diameter)

  • Instrument Approachhttp://flyawaysimulation.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=My_eGallery&file=index&do=showpic&gid=10&pid=4488&orderby=hitsD

  • Quiz

    Lajes, AzoresKeflavik, Iceland

  • Questions?