You have no items in your shopping cart.

  • 1-800-348-0014

CALL US: 1-800-348-0014

Severe Weather Flying

Be the first to review this product

See other products by ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)

Availability: In stock

List Price: $19.95
Marv's Price: $15.95
add sub
ASA1179
View Larger

Product Description

This book is not about flying in severe weather, but about how to detect and therefore avoid it, with advice on how to escape it if you become caught in it accidentally.

Author Dennis Newton is a meteorologist, weather research pilot, engineering test pilot, ATP, and flight instructor. He speaks pilot to pilot in this valuable guide on how not to fly severe weather. He believes that given the knowledge, pilots can truly lessen their chances of being caught in thunderstorms and other extreme weather conditions. This book was written with that goal in mind: to impart enough meteorological information in a way pilots can best grasp and use it.

While the emphasis is on types of weather that are potentially hazardous to flight, it is not a "cry-wolf" approach -- with each type of weather discussed, the author provides rational answers to a pilot's very sensible question, "And then what? How does this affect me?" He also discusses the capabilities and limitations of airplanes and equipment in avoiding and in dealing with severe weather. Newton believes that, "when weather is presented in the worst possible light and it becomes the common experience of a pilot that there is no wolf, there are no effective words of warning left when the day finally comes that the wolf is really there. Pilots as a group are more than conservative enough to keep themselves safe if they are only given the facts."

Meteorology can be a tough "language" and not always clear to the lay person. Newton translates and brings across the most crucial principles pilots can use to fly more wisely in weather. Covering weather fundamentals, the atmosphere, and the stability of the air, he then digs deeper into the individual aspects of severe weather situations: air mass and nocturnal thunderstorms, downbursts, lightning, icing, turbulence and wind shear. Newton blends in good coverage of detection equipment for the cockpit, and the weather briefing information available to the pilot for decision-making in flight planning, and even the enroute phase. Details on icing certification for the aircraft are also covered, and for the Third Edition chapters on further aircraft icing information have been added.

This book is as valuable for seasoned veterans as for relative newcomers, applicable to VFR, IFR, piston, turbine, low- and high-altitude operations.

Soft cover, illustrated and indexed (including some color weather photographs).

Other Information

SKU ASA1179
Part # ASA-SWF-3
Manufacturer ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics)
Author Dennis Newton
ISBN-13 9781560274278
Pages 190

Customer Reviews

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Severe Weather Flying

How do you rate this product? *

  1 star 2 stars 3 stars 4 stars 5 stars
Quality
Would you recomend this to product to a friend?
Share Your Opinion

* Required Fields.

Review Writing Notes:

  • Did the product meet your expectations?
  • Would you buy again?
  • Be descriptive

Comments for us? Contact customer service. Your feedback will be sent privately to our member service team.

Tell Others About Yourself:

Please tell us about your shopping experience with MarvGolden.com:

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

This item has not been reviewed. Be the first to write a review.

Our Guarantee

100% Satisfaction
Guaranteed

Marv has had a 30-Day Return Policy for over 30 years!

If you’re not satisfied, we’ll refund your money!

Our Customers Say it Best

  • "This was my first purchase from Marv Golden, but it certainly won't be my last! With their great selection, exceptional customer service, and superb pricing, you really can't go wrong. - Charlie (Cessna 172)"

  • "Rick spent more time with me than I expected in order to help me select the correct iPad yoke mount for my Aerostar. He even stayed on the phone while I took some measurements in my plane! Above and beyond – will call again in a heartbeat. - Jack (Piper Aerostar, Instrument Pilot)"

  • "As always, the quality is outstanding, and it was delivered promptly. These are great people and they're always there to help! - JR (Private Pilot)"

  • "My order shipped very quickly. I highly recommend buying any product from this website. - Dave (CFII)"

  • "Great prices and great Customer Service at Marv Golden.com! - DJ (Hawker 800)"

  • "Marv has the best prices and service! - John K (Piper Arrow)"

  • "Marv Golden Pilot Supplies go above and beyond. I received a brand new release watch at a great price and it was safely delivered half way around the world to country NSW. My first international transaction over the net and was a wee bit anxious but fully satisfied with these guys. 10 stars! - Wiggy (Paramedic Flight Crew)"

  • "Service, Selection, and Prices were were excellent! Marv's is my new Aviation Store! - Susie (A320)"

For Marv’s full Returns & Exchanges Policies, please click Returns & Exchanges

Please wait...

You've just added this product to the cart:

{{var product.name}}

Continue shopping or View cart & checkout

You've just deleted this product from the cart:

{{var product.name}}

Continue shopping or View cart & checkout