Thunderstorm Avoidance

General Subjects

3 modules

40 minutes

About the training

It’s clear that thunderstorms need to be avoided when flying and tight communication between ATC and an aircraft in severe weather is needed. Scandlearn brings a thorough Thunderstorm Avoidance course looking at all extreme weather patterns.

This course covers the effects and hazards of changeable weather associated with thunderstorms. Learners will study the different types of thunderstorms, the importance of pilot reports, and the varying techniques for thunderstorm avoidance.

TOPICS INCLUDED

  • Cumulonimbus (CB) cloud and avoidance

  • Upwards / downwards winds and hail

  • Airport and weather radars

  • The weather radar panel in the cockpit and its controls

  • The gain control

  • A typical flight List of recommendations

  • Microbursts Mountainous areas

  • IRS to stabilize the antenna

Topics Included
      Regulatory Compliance

      Our course closely follows the EASA regulations but is also suitable for operators complying with other standards globally.

      EASA
      Designed For
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      Introduction

      10 minutes
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      How to detect & avoid CB

      13 minutes
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      The weather radar panel

      17 minutes
      Certification Test

      Thunderstorm Avoidance

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