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Flashcards in Chapter 19- International meteorological services, reports and forecasts Deck (32):
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42.48.2
Describe the World Area Forecast System (WAFS), Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre
(VAAC), Tropical Cyclone Advisory Centre (TCAC) and explain the role played by
these and other NZ authorities in providing meteorological services in the Auckland
Oceanic and NZ FIR.

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42.48.4
Describe the functions of Automatic Weather Stations and state the standard
information normally available to aviation.

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42.48.6
Explain the limitations of some data obtained from automatic weather stations.

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42.48.8
Describe the information normally obtained from radiosondes and state the principle of
operation of instruments and equipment carried by radiosondes.

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42.48.10
Describe the meteorological products and services available to aviation for both
domestic and international operations.

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (a) Surface synoptic charts;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (b) Forecast upper level wind and temperature charts;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (c) Satellite imagery;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (d) Radar imagery;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (e) Significant weather charts;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (f) Route forecasts;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (g) Freezing level charts;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (h) Grid point winds and temperatures;

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (i) OPMET (TAF, METAR/SPECI, METAR AUTO, TREND, SIGMET)

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42.48.12
For International operations, interpret, understand and assess information contained in
all the available Meteorological Services, Reports and Forecasts, including: (j) Pilot reports.

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42.48.14
With respect to wind and temperature forecast charts: (a) determine issue time and validity period;

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42.48.14
With respect to wind and temperature forecast charts: (b) identify the Office issuing the chart;

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42.48.14
With respect to wind and temperature forecast charts: (c) identify the flight level for the chart;

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42.48.14
With respect to wind and temperature forecast charts: (d) explain the meaning of chart symbols;

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42.48.14
With respect to wind and temperature forecast charts: (e) interpret temperature information.

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42.48.16
State the in-flight significance of the information available from the following charts: (a) Effective Wind Component charts;

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42.48.16
State the in-flight significance of the information available from the following charts: (b) Upper level TAT charts.

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42.48.18
With respect to Mid-level and High-level SIGWX Prognosis Charts: (a) determine the geographical and vertical airspace covered;

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42.48.18
With respect to Mid-level and High-level SIGWX Prognosis Charts: (b) state Significant Weather items shown;

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42.48.18
With respect to Mid-level and High-level SIGWX Prognosis Charts: (c) determine the Office issuing the chart;

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42.48.18
With respect to Mid-level and High-level SIGWX Prognosis Charts: (d) determine issue and valid time;

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42.48.18
With respect to Mid-level and High-level SIGWX Prognosis Charts: (e) identify, interpret and assess significant zones of cloudiness, tropical cyclones, jet streams, clear air turbulence, icing, tropopause height.

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42.48.20
State the issue time relative to ETD, and usual validity time relative to ETA applicable
to Route Forecasts (ROFOR).

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42.48.22
With respect to a specific ROFOR: (a) determine the route to which the forecast applies;

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42.48.22
With respect to a specific ROFOR: (b) determine the issue and validity time of the ROFOR;

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42.48.22
With respect to a specific ROFOR: (c) determine, through interpolation if necessary, the forecast wind velocity and
temperature at any required pressure altitude;

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42.48.22
With respect to a specific ROFOR: (d) interpret and assess SIGWX information.

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