19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 2.11:
Ceilings and Visibility
Electronic classroom presentation with slides
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction the student
naval aviator will demonstrate knowledge of meteorological
theory enabling them to make intelligent decisions when
confronted with various weather phenomena and hazards.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Define the following terms: visibility, flight
visibility, prevailing visibility, slant range
visibility, and runway visual range.
Identify the amount of sky coverage associated with
the following terms: sky clear, few, scattered,
broken, overcast, and vertical visibility.
Identify the various types of obscuring phenomena.
Define ceiling and vertical visibility.
Describe how the vertical visibility and obscuring
phenomena may constitute a ceiling.
Identify the four requirements for fog formation.
Describe how winds aid in the formation and
Identify the specific types of fog.
Identify how specific types of fog form and dissipate.