ATBC - Weather Flying - eBook

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Considered the go-to resource in the field, ATBC - Weather Flying - eBook remains an essential read for all aviators. Covering the latest advancements in technology, this aviation classic clarifies complex weather concepts and provides crucial information for pilots of all levels. With a no-nonsense approach, author Robert Buck explores the use of computers, personal electronic devices, and electronic flight instrument systems, emphasizing the importance of discipline and airmanship. The updated Fifth Edition also offers guidance on adapting to changes in FSS weather briefing and utilizing new weather information products and airborne datalink technology for safe weather flying.

The main topics include:
  • Theory for Weather Flying
  • Some Thoughts on Checking Weather
  • How To Check Weather
  • Weather Information
  • Checking Weather Details
  • Checking Weather for the Route
  • Equipment Needs for Weather Flying
  • Temperature
  • Psychology of Weather Flying
  • Turbulence and Flying It
  • VFR - Flying Weather Visually
  • Keeping Proficient Flying Instruments
  • Thunderstorms and Flying Them
  • Ice and Flying It
  • Taking Off in Bad Weather
  • Weather Flying En Route
  • Landing in Bad Weather
  • Teaching Yourself to Fly Weather

Utilizing the guidelines of Part 66, Aircraft Structures and Systems, like all ATB EASA modules, adhere precisely to the specified content, order, and necessary learning levels (L1, 2, or 3) for the accredited B2 avionics maintenance technician program. Numerous national authorities have approved this module as a component of the training curriculum for Part 147 schools under their jurisdiction. 

As prescribed in Part 66 Appendix 1, the topics are divided in 22 sections:

  • Aeroplane Aerodynamics and Flight Controls (L1)
  • Aeroplane Structures (L1, 2)
  • Autoflight ATA 22 (L3)
  • Communication and Navigation ATA 23-24 (L3)
  • Electrical Power ATA 24 (L3)
  • Equipment and Furnishings ATA 25 (L3)
  • Flight Controls ATA 27 (L2)
  • Instruments ATA 31 (L3)
  • Lights ATA 33 (L3)
  • On Board Maintenance Systems ATA 45 (L3)
  • Air Conditioning and Pressurization ATA 21 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Fire Protection ATA 26 (L3)
  • Fuel Systems ATA 28 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Hydraulic Systems ATA 29 (L1, 3)
  • Ice and Rain Protection ATA 30 (L1, 2, 3)
  • Landing Gear ATA 32 (L1, 3)
  • Oxygen ATA 35 (L3)
  • Pneumatic and Vacuum Systems ATA 36 (L3)
  • Waste and Water Systems ATA 38 (L2)
  • Integrated Module Avionics ATA 42 (L3)
  • Cabin Systems ATA 44 (L3)
  • Information Systems ATA 46 (L3)

A complete table of contents is included with the Look Inside link above.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of aircraft structures and systems through clear explanations and detailed full-color illustrations. This module has been designed to help aircraft technicians learn essential skills and understand the underlying concepts. It covers all required topics for FAA A&P students while also providing a higher level of proficiency for EASA licenses.

Product Specifications:

  • ISBN: 9781941144978
  • Publisher:
  • Aircraft Technical Book Company
  • Edition: 004.2
  • Pages: 676

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