Understanding The Sky Author:Dennis Pagen A pilot needs to understand the ways of the sky to fly successfully and safely.... — A guide for: — Balloonist, RC Modelers, Parachutists, Hang Glider, Paraglider and Sailplane Pilots — *Learn the cause and behavior of the wind. — *Gain knowledge of lift patterns and types. — *Find out how to predict flying conditions. — *See how thermals are formed a... more »nd act in the air.
*Investigate the action of circulation and general weather.
*Unlock the mysteries of seabreezes and other local effects.
*Explore the world of micrometeorology-small-scale effects.
*Become an expert at judging thunderstorms.
*Discover the secrets of turbulent air.
*Many more details including: cloud streets, heat fronts, trigger temperature, cloud types, inversions, low level jets, convergence, waves, cloud heights, site reading, gust fronts, upslope breezes, etc.« less