These videos are from Transport Canada’s “Weather to Fly” series, found publicly on YouTube. Note that they should not be used instead of formal training, just as a supplement to the instruction received in class.
Table of Contents
Weather To Fly (Intro Video)
Weather awareness as part of the flying environment.
Avoiding The Trap
Basic message: Use alternative plan early.
Wind Speed and Direction
Judging Ceilings, Fog &Visibility
Over The Top
Discussion on VFR “Over-the-top”.
Pilot Reports (PIREP’S)
Planning and Avoidance.
Auto Reports. Discussion on AWOS.
Rain on the Windshield
Knowing the effects.
Air Pressure and Altimeters
Down Drafts, Microbursts and Windshear
Preparing and in-flight.
Performance Related to Density Altitude
Discussion on phenomenon and how to avoid it.
Spring and Summer Runways
Frost and Flight
Airframe Ice Avoidance
Dressed For Survival
Importance of proper clothing.
Fall and Winter Runways
Preparing for flight.
Winter Maintenance Tips
Discussion on whiteout conditions.
Discussion on how to avoid, recognize.