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CFI TOOLS
deteriorate, activate Plan B, which may simply
call for diverting, landing, and letting the
weather pass.
There are many great resources to prepare and
plan for convective weather. One excellent tool I
want to share with you is ASI's Weather Wise:
Air Masses and Fronts Safety Spotlight.
The spotlight will provide your students some
wonderful, in-depth study material.
There are sections dedicated to air masses,
fronts, regional weather, and high- and lowpressure
systems. This material will help your
students understand the large-scale forces
that create weather and prepare them to come
to the right preflight and in-flight decisions.
Animations, videos, and visual cues explain
weather in a simple and effective way, and the
material will help them consider all the factors
for a flight-like if things might change at their
destination and if the weather will hold up for
their return flight.
The nice thing about the spotlight? None of the
sections have to be followed in sequence-just
pick and choose which one is good for the
next ground school assignment. Also, if you're
conducting flight reviews, the spotlight is a
great tool for your clients to brush up on weather
theory. In the end, your students and clients will
find it much easier to interpret weather charts
depicting frontal movements and associated
weather patterns to formulate a clear, big
weather picture ahead of a flight.
Check out all ASI's Safety Spotlights; they are
great for preparing ground school lesson plans,
assigning homework, testing your students'
knowledge, and reviewing subjects that are still
fuzzy.
Machteld Smith is an aviation technical writer
for the AOPA Air Safety Institute. She holds a
commercial pilot certificate with multiengine,
instrument, and seaplane ratings. She loves flying
seaplanes and the adventure of landing on rivers
and lakes! Email: machteld.smith@aopa.org
Weather or Not: Thunderstorm Challenge
and Weather Wise: Air Masses and Fronts are
sponsored by SiriusXM Aviation
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CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2

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CFItoCFI Newsletter—Vol. 12, Issue 2
CFI Notes
Letters
Navigating BasicMed—Follow These Simple Steps
Safety Webinars: Hone Your Skills—Be Well-Informed
Safety Webinars: Freedom in Rules—Responsibly Transitioning from Paper to EFT
ASI Message: An Impossible Turn?—Reality Check on Turnbacks
CFI News
CFI Tips: The Longest Flight Review
Checkride Checklist: DPE Answers for Students and CFIs
Practical Advice: Avoid Mishaps—Keep Your Pocket Book Happy
Chart Challenge: Rocket Science or Space Race?
CFI's Point of View: Nontowered Airport Ops—Safety and Good Manners
Accident Case Study: Faulty Assumptions
You Can Fly: AOPA's Flight Training Experience Survey is Back!
Safety Quiz: Colllision Avoidance
CFI Tools: Thunder and Lightning—Can be Frightening
Chief's Corner: Conversations About This and That
Runway Safety: Over the Line
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFItoCFI Newsletter—Vol. 12, Issue 2
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFI Notes
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Letters
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Navigating BasicMed—Follow These Simple Steps
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 5
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 6
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 7
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 8
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Safety Webinars: Hone Your Skills—Be Well-Informed
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Safety Webinars: Freedom in Rules—Responsibly Transitioning from Paper to EFT
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - ASI Message: An Impossible Turn?—Reality Check on Turnbacks
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 12
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFI News
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 14
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 15
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 16
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFI Tips: The Longest Flight Review
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 18
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 19
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 20
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Checkride Checklist: DPE Answers for Students and CFIs
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 22
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Practical Advice: Avoid Mishaps—Keep Your Pocket Book Happy
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 24
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 25
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Chart Challenge: Rocket Science or Space Race?
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 27
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFI's Point of View: Nontowered Airport Ops—Safety and Good Manners
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 29
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Accident Case Study: Faulty Assumptions
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 31
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - You Can Fly: AOPA's Flight Training Experience Survey is Back!
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Safety Quiz: Colllision Avoidance
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - CFI Tools: Thunder and Lightning—Can be Frightening
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 35
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 36
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Chief's Corner: Conversations About This and That
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 38
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - 39
CFI-to-CFI Newsletter - Volume 12 Issue 2 - Runway Safety: Over the Line
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