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Aviation Weather
Author:  Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A.) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Revised in 1975
Paperback, 219 pages
Dimensions: 7.8 x 10.0 x 0.47 inches (199 x 256 x 12 mm)

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This book is also available as a free download on the F.A.A. web site.  A link to the PDF files is below.  However, it would probably cost more to print it at home than the price of the book.  You can see the table of contents and every page of the book using the link below.  Take it for a test flight before you buy.
https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/advisory_circulars/index.cfm/go/document.information/documentID/22268

Earth's atmosphere, common IFR procedures, high-altitude weather and special area weather considerations are thoroughly discussed. Many of the FAA Knowledge Exam weather questions are pulled from this text. 

Chapter 16 gives a good overview of soaring weather, the pseudo-adiabatic chart, and calculating a Thermal Index.

Contents

  • Chapter 1 - The Earth's Atmosphere
  • Chapter 2 - Temperature
  • Chapter 3 - Atmospheric Pressure and Altimetry
  • Chapter 4 - Wind
  • Chapter 5 - Moisture, Cloud Formation, and Precipitation
  • Chapter 6 - Stable and Unstable Air
  • Chapter 7 - Clouds
  • Chapter 8 - Air Masses and Fronts
  • Chapter 9 - Turbulence
  • Chapter 10 - Icing
  • Chapter 11 - Thunderstorms
  • Chapter 12 - Common IFR Producers
  • Chapter 13 - High Altitude Weather
  • Chapter 14 - Arctic Weather
  • Chapter 15 - Tropical Weather
  • Chapter 16 - Soaring Weather
  • Glossary of Weather Terms
  • Index
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