Understanding Flying Weather by Derek Piggott

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Understanding Flying Weather is Derek Piggott's introduction to meterology for glider and light aeroplane pilots. In simoke and accessible terms it explains how atmospheric phenomena can be used to imrpove flying performance and to make flying both economical and enjoyable.

Taking into account advances in satellite and computer technology, Understanding Flying Weather describes pressure pattern, cloud formation and how soaring conditions can be used to an advantage, as well as detailing the effects of depressions, anti-cyclones and local topography.

The uncomplicated text and diagrams cover the syllabus for the British Gliding Association Bronze 'C' Certificate and so will be particularly relevant to those studying for this important examination.

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