Airborne Weather Radar Seminar

Join us for a comprehensive seminar designed for highly motivated professional pilots or flight departments seeking a strong foundation of knowledge, advanced skill and confidence in their radar systems.

Presented by Radar Training International (RTI) and the Eagle Creek Family of Companies, featuring Erik Eliel, founder and president of Radar Training International.

Lunch will be provided.

Information is presented in three modules:

Module 1. Radar Basics

  • Basic radar system anatomy
  • Beam characteristics
  • Stabilization basics
  • Gain control
  • Turbulence mode
  • Radome considerations
  • Displayed colors
  • Malfunctions
  • Radar horizon

Module 2: Fundamental Concepts

  • Reflectivity
  • Attenuation
  • Tilt control

Module 3. Operational Employment

  • Preflight weather evaluation
  • Non-radar clues
  • Preflight inspection
  • Ground operations/taxi
  • Tilt considerations on takeoff
  • Cruise considerations
  • Over-flight of thunderstorms
  • Geographic considerations
  • Cell shape and gradient
  • Terminal area operations
  • Growth rate

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