Class Period #13

  1. Review of Practice Test Scores
  2. New Practice Test Sections:  I29, I30, I31, I33, I36, I54 (28 q's)
  3. Download VOR Tracker app from either Google Play or Apple Store (for future class periods)
  4. Update on Private Pilot Question Bank and new Sample Test
    1. Use this supplement for Figures referenced in the test;
    2. Note:  Figure #'s may not match exactly - be sure to find the correct figure for the question being asked.
  5. Types of WX Briefings:  Outlook, Standard, Abbreviated
  6. WX Elements PowerPoint
  7. Continue with WX Reports
  8. Look at WX charts in Testing Supplement
    1. METAR (Fig 12)
    2. PIREP (Fig 14)
    3. AF (Fig 15)
    4. Area Forcast (FA) - no longer testable, but look at it for fun!
    5. Winds Aloft (Fig 17) - (show the trick for wind direction from 730 degrees
    6. WX Depiction (Fig 18) - no longer testable, but look at some symbols
    7. Radar Summary (Fig 19) - no longer testable, but understand the basics
    8. Prognostic Chart (Fig 20) - no longer testable, but emphasize LEGEND
  9. Key WX words:
    1. Unequal HEAT
    2. ADVECTION
    3. 4 names for Thunderstorms:  NIMBO, CONVECTION, CB, TS
    4. CIG, OTLK
    5. - = "light" and + = "heavy"
  10. Sample WX questions