Discuss the common types of weather aids used in an aircraft flight deck. Explain the difference between weather and airborne radar.

9.3 – Assignment: Internet Research 4

For this internet research activity, read the information about Stormscope & Radar (PDF) C. by Bill Castlen and then conduct any additional research into answering the following scenario. You are the Manager of the Avionics shop for a large 14 CFR Part 145 repair station. You have a technician who does not understand the differences in weather radar, storm scopes or airborne radar.

Discuss the common types of weather aids used in an aircraft flight deck.

Explain the difference between weather and airborne radar. Then describe the types of weather these radars can detect and how they detect it.

Address the following in your paper:

Based on your research, what are some of the advantages or disadvantages of these systems?

What are some of the specific things you would recommend for General Aviation aircraft over an Air Carrier aircraft?

Reflecting on what you learned in the module, defend your rational and detailed use for these aircraft.

You are also required to provide a reference list reflecting the source(s) used in your response. Your in-text citations and reference list must be in accordance with the current APA publication manual.

Save your assignment using a naming convention that includes your first and last name and the activity number (or description). Do not add punctuation or special characters.

Discuss the common types of weather aids used in an aircraft flight deck. Explain the difference between weather and airborne radar.