19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 2.8:
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:
Describe the requirements for thunderstorm formation.
Describe the thunderstorm life cycle and the
characteristics of each stage including pressure
Describe the two types of thunderstorms.
Identify the hazards associated with thunderstorms.
Identify the characteristics of a microburst.
Describe the formation and conditions associated with
Explain how radar can aid a pilot when flying in the
vicinity of thunderstorms.
Describe the recommended techniques for flight in or