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Winter Flying Resources

Resources:

  1. AOPA - Cold Weather Operations
    1. https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/active-pilots/safety-and-technique/weather/cold-weather-operations
  2. AOPA/FAA - Tips on Winter Flying
    1. https://www.aopa.org/pic-archive/operations/winter-flying-(2)
  3. AOPA - Cold Facts: Wing Contamination
    1. https://www.aopa.org/-/media/Files/AOPA/Home/News/All-News/2008/FAA-rescinds-known-icing-interpretation-at-AOPAs-request/SB02.pdf
  4. AOPA - Aircraft Icing
    1. https://www.aopa.org/-/media/Files/AOPA/Home/News/All-News/1999/Ice-on-the-approach/sa11.pdf
  5. AOPA - WX Watch: California Freezin’
    1. https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2017/february/pilot/california-freezing
  6. FlyingMag - Winter Flying
    1. https://www.flyingmag.com/technique/weather/winter-flying/
  7. FlyingMag - Winter Flying Preflight Checklist
    1. https://www.flyingmag.com/technique/weather/winter-flying-preflight-checklist/
  8. Helpful Tips for Flying Your sUAS in Winter Weather
    1. https://www.skywatch.ai/blog/helpful-tips-for-flying-your-drone-in-cold-winter-weather

AOPA Air Safety Institute Videos:

  1. Weather Wise: VFR Flight Planning
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHPrWwlHkzY
  2. Weather Wise: Beyond Go/No-Go
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0ngxGUtR0Y
  3. Weather Wise: Awareness Aloft
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMw_K3lYrts
  4. Weather Wise: The Future of Weather
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oaxl6__zVo
  5. Flying the Weather: Picking up Ice
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb2lI9uA9So
  6. Flying the Weather: T-storm Toolbox
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3MSfAdXORY
  7. Flying the Weather: Airframe Icing
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iQgYj0yRL0
  8. Ask ATC: Weather Deviating
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyirzSfr0no
  9. LIVE Weather Briefing using ForeFlight
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqgjU9f0TYg
  10. Aviation Weather Fundamentals and Strategy – Improve your preflight and inflight decision making
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHxigX74fHc 

AOPA Air Safety Institute Accident Case Studies

  1. Accident Case Study - VFR into IMC
    1. https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/online-learning/accident-case-studies/vfr-into-imc
  2. Accident Case Study - Airframe Icing
    1. https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/online-learning/accident-case-studies/airframe-icing
  3. Accident Case Study - In too Deep
    1. https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/online-learning/accident-case-studies/in-too-deep
  4. Accident Case Study - Cross-country crisis
    1. https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/online-learning/accident-case-studies/cross-country-crisis
  5. Accident Case Study: Time Lapse
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83uvKWJS2os

AOPA Air Safety Institute Real Pilot Stories

  1. Real Pilot Story: Ambushed by Ice
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMmpUuAeEpM&list=PLDE78C94C0A0C7D4A&index=18
  2. Real Pilot Story: Icing Encounter
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHm4itwxpVY
  3. Real Pilot Story: Engine Failure at Night
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYUkExyObt8
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