October 6 (Sat) 10am World of Weather According to Dave

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am

This is a 3 hour workshop and will not be streamed or recorded

 

As pilots, we are introduced to a lot of weather theory in a short time and seldom really understand it beyond checking it’s parameters such as wind speed and direction, barometric pressure, and temperature as well as knowing  the locations of thunderstorms, turbulence and icing. But do we really understand why the wind is blowing from a particular direction, why the thunderstorms are where they are or which clouds are more hazardous for icing than others.

 

Dave Kramer as been on a 3 year journey following obtaining his instrument rating exploring weather theory and why the atmosphere behaves the way it does.  Many of you have attended his seminars and have joined him. In this workshop, Dave will discuss all the weather theory a pilot will need to know and how to the think of the atmosphere not only horizontally but vertically.  He will also use the Skew T Log p diagram as a tool to examine the vertical profile of the atmosphere which will really aid in understanding weather.

 

A good pilot is always learning and sharing your knowledge and participating in this weather discussion will leave you knowing more weather than when you arrived.

 

Dave Kramer MD, an ophthalmologist for over 30 years, is an instrument rated, tailwheel, complex and high performance endorsed commercial SEL pilot as well as a basic and instrument ground instructor with an interest in weather. He has been flying since 2012, has over 1000 hours of which over 400 have been in the IFR system.  He also enjoys long cross country flying, night flying and flying in the LA area.

 

This event qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

Any questions, contact us at (650) 946-1700 or info@sancarlosflight.com.

San Carlos Flight Center has created BAY FLIGHT 2018, an aviation conference for SF Bay Area pilots interested in staying current about the latest topics in aviation, learning new skills and techniques, and hearing from leaders in the field and will be held on Oct 27, 2018 (www.bayflight18.com).

San Carlos Flight Center is committed to promoting safety in general aviation through our evening safety seminar programs. Space is often limited so it is important to sign up early through the FAA event notification system at FAASAFETY.GOV. SCFC members may choose to watch the seminar live over the web at home. Contact your SCFC member service rep at (650) 946-1700 to confirm secure online access to any particular seminar.