Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
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AVST 2253 - Aviation Meteorology

Aviation Meteorology is the study of the atmosphere and its phenomena as it relates to aviation. This course delves into the characteristics of the atmosphere with a special emphasis on weather affecting aircraft and air traffic control. Content includes fundamentals of aviation weather services, frontal formations, hazardous weather, dissemination of weather content and format, types of surface observations, content and format of pilot weather reports, atmospheric circulation systems, area forecasts, center weather advisories, AIRMETs & SIGMETs, and Convective SIGMETs. See the TCC Aviation Academic Counselor at the Riverside Aviation Center for course permission and enrollment requirements.



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