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GO - NO GO FLIGHT LOG

GO - NO GO LOG

Student / Instructor Name __________________________-____________________________Date__ /___/__ Lesson # ______

WEATHER BRIEF– 1800 WX-BRIEF (800 992-7433)

Give Briefer This Info:

1. Your qualifications-Student or Sport pilot

2. Type of flight-VFR

3. Aircraft N # (N4354J)  or your name

4. Aircraft type-Experimental PPC

5. Departure point Lavon N. Airport –(46 tango, sierra - near TKI)

6. Your proposed route of flight—local/x-country

7. Your destination _________

8. Your flight altitude ________

9. Your estimated time of departure

10. Your estimated time en route

11. Type of briefing-Standard or abbreviated

Briefing Info

ADVERSE CONDITIONS-

SYNOPSIS-

 

SURFACE WINDS-

VISIBILITY-

CLOUDS-

TEMP/DEWPOINT-

ALTIMETER-

FORCAST CODITIONS-

 

WINDS ALOFT-

NOTAMS/TFRs-

 

 

Regional Weather

Surface Analysis: Surface map link

Fronts-____ none, ____warm, ____cold,____ approaching, ____past

Air mass­­­- ____warm (unstable), ____cold (stable)

Squall lines- ____ none, _______mi., moving ______o at _____mph.

Isobars- ____close, ____far, ____few

Local Airport Conditions

Radar- ____ none, rain ______, thunderstorms _____, moving _____o, at _____mph.  Radar Link

Air Moisture- ____high, ____med, ____low, ____ fog Relative Humidity _____% Relative Humidity Link

Reported Surface Winds ____o _____mph., gusts ____mph, Lavon N. Airport Winds Link

Winds aloft ____@____3000’, ____@____6000’ Winds Aloft Link

Temperature Inversion/Wind Shear- ____ none, ________’_________mph.

Temp. _____o, Barometric Pressure- _____.____”, Field Elevation (560’)_______’,

Density Altitude__________’, Aircraft performance- _____better, ______normal, _____worse  DA Calculator Link

Site Observations

Winds -speed _____mph, direction _____o, gusts _____mph, down runway# _____, crosswind _____o  LAV Photo

Mechanical Turbulence Potential- ____none, ____some, ____high, wind shear @ ____’

Clouds– ______’ base, ____stratus/stable, ____cumulus/unstable, movement  ___fast, ___, mod, ___slow

Visible Thunderstorms– ____ none, location _____o @_____mi., movement ____@_____mph, height _______’

Gust fronts possible ____ none, From _____o @ _____mph.

Thermals- ____low (AM/PM),  ____medium (mid AM/PM), ____high (afternoon)

Visibility– ____ less than 1 mi., ____1-3 mi., ____ more then 3 mi., forecast _____mi., dew point spread ____o

P-A-V-E:

PILOT– I’M SAFE- ___Illness, ____Meds., ____ Stress, ____ Alcohol, ___ Fatigue, ___ Eating, ___Experience

AIRCRAFT- fuel/oil -____, weight/CG ____, maint./annual/documents ____, take-off/landing distance req.______’

ENVIRONMENT- wx now____, wx in route ____, wx landing ____, runway lengths____’, cond. ______ Forecast Link

     Obstructions____’  temperature in Flight- (surface temp - 25 degrees) _____o, _____coat/gloves? 

     Airport Frequency ______, Landing Frequency _____

EXTERNAL PRESSURES– Schedule  _____, Peer Pressure  _____, Purpose of flight?_____

Weather To Fly

Pilot Predictions ____calm air, ____light bumps, _____ windy, _____ thermally

Changes During Flight ____Improvement, ____same, ____degrade 

WEATHER TO FLY DECISION ______GO, ______NO GO 

The Flight- ____uneventful ____interesting Explain______________________

Analysis- _____weather as predicted _____not as predicted