Weather Theory

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Aviation Weather Handbook (PDF) – There is now a FAA handbook that covers information previously included in advisory circulars such as Aviation Weather, Thunderstorms, etc.

Rotor Clouds – This page explains mountain waves and their associated cloud phenomena: lenticular clouds and rotor clouds.

Related & Recommended Books

  • Weather Patterns and Phenomena: A Pilot’s Guide by Thomas P. Turner
  • IFR for VFR Pilots: An Exercise in Survival by Richard L. Taylor
  • Weather Flying by Robert N. Buck