TURBULENCE, WIND SHEAR, THUNDERSTORM
In this course you will learn about definitions, detection, avoidance and suggested actions in case of encountering turbulence, wind shear and thunderstorm during flight. The course also explains different types of turbulence, wind shear and thunderstorm to help pilots understand the threats posed by these phenomena and guide them on how to safely operate an aircraft in such conditions.
The course is designed to be completed in average of 30 minutes.
Flight Safety Foundation, Approach and Landing Accident Reduction Tool Kit – wind shear, August-November 2009
FAA AC 00-30C
Skybrary Turbulence, Wind shear and Thunderstorm – EASA
Safety Information Bulletin No. 2017-10: En-route Wake Turbulence Encounters, 22 June 2017
The course is divided into three main chapters:
- Wind shear
Course is case based with one actual case at the start of each chapter.
Besides explaining the theory behind these weather phenomena, the course also offers hands on practical guidance for Threat Assessment and Countermeasures. The course will provide the flight crew with knowledge and understanding to detect, avoid and recover from adverse weather.