Presentation on theme: "BASIC MET QUESTIONS 1 22/07/2005 V1.0 Questions? 1. n Explain the relevance of meteorology in aviation: links between aircraft operations and meteorology?"— Presentation transcript:
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 1 22/07/2005 V1.0 Questions? 1. n Explain the relevance of meteorology in aviation: links between aircraft operations and meteorology? n State and describe the effect of meteorological hazards on aviation? n Describe what the following abbreviations means: WMO; ICAO; ATS; AIP; FIR; MWO; RAFC; WAFC; VAAC; AFTN? n State and “explain” how many different types of observations are carried out in real time? n Describe how the meteorological information are collected and distributed?
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 2 22/07/2005 V1.0 n State the composition and structure of the atmosphere? n Temperature variation with altitude? n Pressure variation with altitude time and location? n Describe the relationship between pressure, temperature and density n Air density has an effect on…….? Questions? 2.
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 3 22/07/2005 V1.0 n Explain surface pressure and isobars? n Air pressure instruments and measuring a vertical position of an aircraft? n Explain the relationship between pressure settings? n Hazards associated with pressure and altimetry? n State how air pressure is observed and reported? Questions? 2.
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 4 22/07/2005 V1.0 n Explain the processes by which heat is transferred and how the atmosphere is heated? n Describe how temperature varies and explain specific heat? n Explain the different terms related to air saturation levels and what is latent heat? n Explain the methods and instruments used for the collection of meteorological data? n State how temperature and dew-point are observed and reported? Questions? 3.
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 5 22/07/2005 V1.0 n What is needed to be add in or taken out when water is changing a states? n Explain the states of water, especially condensation and how they are important to aviation? n Explain the relative humidity and Dew point? n Explain the causes of atmospheric obscurity (unclearness; darkness; dimness) ? n Identify methods for the collection of meteorological data of visibility and RVR? Questions? 4.
BASIC MET QUESTIONS 6 22/07/2005 V1.0 Questions? 5. n Explain the different conditions for the formation of clouds? n Identify different cloud types and state their characteristics? n Define cloud base and ceiling? n Identify methods for the collection of meteorological data of clouds? n State how the amount of cloud and cloud base are observed and reported?