Sunday, February 6, 2011

Long Range WX Forecasting: One Pilot's Experience

In January I gave several talks on my approach to forecasting California thermal soaring weather. The goal is to anticipate the great soaring days at least five to ten days in advance to allow time to prepare both you the pilot and others in your life for THE DAY. I review three separate days with forecast maps, the in-flight results, and the exceptions to be aware of. The video is a live recording of one talk. If you have Quicktime (QT) installed (or have a mac), click the picture above. For best viewing, you need a DSL, cable, or faster connection. 358MB, 47:47.

Click here for the PDF slides from this talk. 18MB