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Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather

METAR, TAF, SNOWTAM, Runway report, Weather depiction, Wind components, Approach categories, Aircraft performance
5.0
5.0/5
(4 reviews)
13 students
Created by Anzijs Vilcevskis

9.8

CourseMarks Score®

10.0

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 52m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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9.8 / 10

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8.9 / 10
Video Score: 7.8 / 10
The course includes 1h 52m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 3 hours 57 minutes of 121 Aviation courses on Udemy.
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Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

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Description

Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather course is aviation and airline related course where you will learn to read and interpret airport weather information. My intention is that you understand the practical usage of weather for aviation and learn how it can impact airline operations and aircraft performance. The course is built from Airline Operations and Dispatch perspective based on my own more than 10 years’ experience in this field.
The structure of the course is following:
Introduction
Aerodrome weather observations
Aerodrome weather forecast
Practical use of aerodrome weather
You will learn such topics as Meteorological Aerodrome Report (METAR), Aerodrome Weather Forecast (TAF), Dangerous and Severe weather, Wind components, Weather Depiction Chart, Runway Status Report, SNOWTAM, Weather impact on aircraft operations and performance, Alternate aerodromes, Approach categories and much more!
The objective of this course for you is to be well oriented in Aviation Meteorology practical implementation, and get deep theoretical  knowledge on the subject. For better understanding the course contains a lot of graphical information, practical examples, additional reading materials and quizzes after each section.
I encourage you to begin this journey to Aviation Meteorology and you will not regret it! If you have any questions during the course feel free to contact me, I will answer as quick as possible!

Requirements

• Not mandatory, but recommended you understand basic meteorology, physics and mathematics

You will learn

✓ Learn general meteorological knowledge
✓ Understand how aerodrome weather impact airline and aircraft operations and performance
✓ Learn how aerodrome weather is collected and reported (AWOS, ATIS, D-ATIS, VOLMET)
✓ Be able to read and interpret Terminal Weather Reports: MEATR and SPECI
✓ Be able to read and interpret Terminal Area Forecasts (TAF)
✓ Be able to read and interpret Runway status reports and SNOWTAMs
✓ Be able to read and interpret Weather depiction charts
✓ Be able to calculate wind components: Crosswind, Tailwind, Headwind
✓ Learn aerodrome approach categories and how these are linked with weather
✓ Learn how to define destination and alternate aerodromes weather minima
✓ Be well prepared for any aviation weather examination

This course is for

• Anyone who wants or already works in Airline Operations and Dispatch
• Any aviation personnel who needs to enhance their situational awareness
• Anyone who is doing business with airlines (travel agencies, tour operators, aviation brokers, aviation service providers, etc.) and wants to enhance their situational awareness
• Flight crews
• Pilot ground school students
• Air Traffic Control (ATC) personnel
• Meteorologists and meteorology students
• Passengers who want to get and analyze the same weather data as the crew onboard
• Anyone who likes aviation and weather observations

How much does the Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $11.99. And currently there is a 87% discount on the original price of the course, which was $94.99. So you save $83 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $15.9 of 121 Aviation courses. So this course is 25% cheaper than the average Aviation course on Udemy.

Does the Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Aviation Meteorology: Airport Weather course, but there is a $83 discount from the original price ($94.99). So the current price is just $11.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Anzijs Vilcevskis a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Anzijs Vilcevskis has created 3 courses that got 44 reviews which are generally positive. Anzijs Vilcevskis has taught 156 students and received a 4.7 average review out of 44 reviews. Depending on the information available, Anzijs Vilcevskis is a TRUSTED instructor.

More info about the instructor, Anzijs Vilcevskis

Airline Operations and Flight Dispatch Specialist
I am very enthusiastic about aviation, aircraft and airlines. I like learn something new and willing to teach some new things to you! My particular interest is to show that aviation and airline world is very interesting and aviation knowledge is essential for anyone involved and those who want to become a member of the big aviation family. Or you simply want to know more about aviation and aircraft, and how this industry works. I create my courses based on my theoretical knowledge and more than 12 years of practical experience in airline operations and dispatch. This makes me feel my courses can be a valuable asset for Your development.Experienced Operations and Flight Dispatch Duty Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. Skilled in Airline operations (OCC, NCC, Ground Ops), ETOPS, Flight planning, Airports, Airworthiness and ad-hoc ACMI sales. Strong operations professional with a 14 CFR Part 65 Approved FAA Flight Dispatcher Certification Course focused in Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology from Jeppesen Academy (Denver, USA).

9.8

CourseMarks Score®

10.0

Freshness

10.0

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Udemy
Price: $11.99
Video: 1h 52m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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