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  • weather flying robert buck practical pilot airplane book

Hard covered book titled WEATHER FLYING A Practical Book on Flying in all kinds of Weather, by a Pilot for Pilots by Robert Buck, Introduction by Wolfgang Langewiesche, 1973, 261 pages.

This book tells how weather is flown. It gives the practical things a pilot wants to know - how to approach the weather problem and what to do about it, a psychology for judging weather and methods for flying. It explains how to judge the Big Weather Picture using maps, forecasts, all available aids. It takes you through checking the weather en route, equipment needs, and how to fly in turbulence, ice, thunder-storms, with full discussions of taking off and landing in bad weather. A final chapter on Teaching yourself to Fly Weather offers five steps to start from and think about, plus 6 firm points that should be rules for all pilots.

Chapters include:

  • WEATHER FLYING
  • A LITTLE THEORY FOR WEATHER FLYING
  • LOOKING AT THE BIG WEATHER PICTURE
  • CHECKING WEATHER DETAILS
  • CHECKING WEATHER FOR THE ROUTE
  • EQUIPMENT NEEDS FOR WEATHER FLYING
  • TEMPERATURE, AN IMPORTANT PART OF WEATHER FLYING
  • SOME PSYCHOLOGY OF WEATHER FLYING
  • TURBULENCE AND FLYING IT
  • VFR FLYING WEATHER VISUALLY
  • ABOUT 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


This book is in VG condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket has small tears on the edges. A must have for any pilot!

weather flying robert buck practical pilot airplane book

  • Product Code: e917
  • Length: 9 inches
  • Width: 6 inches
  • Pages: 261
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