Accession Number : ADB099412


Title :   Central American Flying Weather


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS CENTER SCOTT AFB IL


Personal Author(s) : Walters, Kenneth R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b099412.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 29


Abstract : This report, which summarizes flying weather in Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, was prepared from interviews with highly experienced civil and military pilots and meteorologists in Honduras and Costa Rica. Flying weather in defined areas is described for each of the climatological seasons--seasons that do not necessarily match calendar seasons or North American temperate zone seasons. Keywords: Climate; Central America; Aviation Weather; Climatology; Cloud; Ceiling; Visibility; Wind; Precipitation; Fog; Haze: Smoke; Temporale; Mountain Wave; Military Meteorology.


Descriptors :   *WEATHER , MILITARY PERSONNEL , PILOTS , METEOROLOGICAL DATA , AERONAUTICS , MOUNTAINS , FLIGHT , FOG , VISIBILITY , CLIMATE , METEOROLOGY , MILITARY APPLICATIONS , CLIMATOLOGY , WAVES , HAZE , CEILING , CENTRAL AMERICA , EL SALVADOR , COSTA RICA , HONDURAS , METEOROLOGISTS


Subject Categories : Meteorology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE