Weather decision-making for pilots

helping you become a safe and proficient route flyer

This course brings together knowledge in aviation meteorology theory and interpretation skills with Meteorological Threat and Error Management (TEM) to help you become a safe and proficient route flyer.

 Aim: To facilitate safe and efficient management of flights through improved pilot weather decision-making, in both planning and flight phases.

Course length: One day

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Location: Courses are run at the excellent Met Office College facilities at our Exeter Headquarters or can be arranged on request for group bookings of 10 or more at a location of your choice.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • understand the concept of meteorological threats;
  • understand human factors affecting a logical assessment of weather;
  • have a consolidated top-down method to interpret weather information;
  • understand the concept of meteorological TEM and be able to apply it practically in every flight.

To book and pay online for a place go to Met Office College Online.

Click login to register for free on the site, then go to Understanding Weather and Climate, General Aviation.

NB: This course is aimed at experienced pilots and can be regarded as an advanced module of the Meteorology for Aviators course. The material is suitable for pilots undergoing flying training as well as those with more experience.

"This is an EXCELLENT course - and given this is the second time I have attended in a two year period, it has made me realise that this course is VITAL for pilots of most levels of experience..."  Keith Baldwin, Private Pilot

The Met Office College provides a wide range of courses. To receive more information about training please register your details.

Last updated: 23 July 2015