Adverse Weather Conditions (AWC)

Duration: 01:10 hour

Exam: 20 Questions

Available: 90 days

Applicability: Flight Crew

 

The goal of this Adverse Weather Condition Training (AWC) is to increase the ability of pilots to recognize and avoid critical situations in thunderstomes and windshear conditions. The successful applicant should be thoroughly familiar with causing factors recognition and recovery procedures.

 

THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE SUBJECTS

 Thunderstormes
  • -  Hazards
    -  Formation
    -  Types
    -  Stages
    -  Microburst
    -  Shelf cloud
    -  Hail
    -  Lightning
    -  Severe Thunderstormes
    -  Tornados
Thunderstorm Avoidance
  • -  Hazards
    -  Turbulence
    -  Distances
    -  Visual clues
    -  Airborne weather radar
    -  Rainfall gradient
    -  Radar echo shapes
    -  Hail
    -  CB overflights
    -  Below CBs
    -  Lightning
    -  Icing
    -  Procedures
Windshear 
  • -  Definition
    -  Hazards
    -  Positive Shear
    -  Negative Shear
    -  Weather phenomena
    -  Downdrafts
    -  Microbursts
    -  CAT
    -  Low Level Jet
    -  Inversions
    -  Mountain waves
Windshear Recognition and Avoidance
  • -  Aircraft limitations
  • -  Visual clues
    -  Onboard systems
    -  Awareness
    -  Avoidance
    -  Monitoring
    -  Procedures
    -  Predictive windshear warning
    -  W/S at takeoff
    -  W’/S at approach
    -  Techniques

     

46,00 €