METEOROLOGY FLIGHT PLANNING
The report for Travis AFB (SUU) indicates_______________________.
the wind is 160° at 9 miles per hour
there was a ceiling
the visibility is 10 nautical miles
the altimeter setting is 29.99 mb
10. The report for NAS Corpus Christi (NGP) indicates___________________.
there is no ceiling
the wind is 12 knots from the south
the visibility in the area is restricted
A and B are correct
11. The report for Tinker AFB (TIK) indicates______________________.
the ceiling is 900 feet and is overcast
a pilot flying at 10,000 feet would be above all clouds
the ceiling on an approach from the north may be lower
there are squalls
12. The report for Barksdale AFB (BAD) indicates_____________________.
the magnetic wind is 190° at 07 knots
the visibility is 15 statute miles in all directions
the temperature-dew point spread is 12 °C
none of the above
Use Figure 1-41 for questions 13-19, as well as any other figures needed from the chapter.
KNQA SPECI 2056Z 36007KT 3/4SM FG VV004 22/21 A2976 RMK SLP078
KBWG 1357Z 13004KT 10SM TSRA PL SCT025CB SCT035 SCT100 BKN250 28/26 A2990
RMK TSSH ALQDS SLP125
KMEM 1356Z 04010KT 010V070 30SM BKN120 BKN250 30/17 A2995 RMK SLP142
KPAH 1358Z 17023G30KT 12SM SKC 34/24 A2990 RMK FEW CI SLP111
KSDF SPECI 1357Z 00000KT 1SM -RA FG BKN006 19/18 A2976 RMK SLP078
KTRI 1356Z 00000KT 20SM BKN065 A3010 RMK LSR08P DRY SLP193
Figure 1-41 METAR
AVIATION ROUTINE WEATHER REPORTS AND TERMINAL AERODROME