Aeronautical Meteorology

aeronautical meteorology

[e·rə′nȯd·ə·kəl ‚mēd·ē·ə′räl·ə·jē]
The study of the effects of weather upon aviation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Meteorology, Aeronautical


an applied meteorological discipline that studies the effect of meteorological conditions on aircraft and aviation and that develops methods and forms for the meteorological servicing of aviation. The main practical task of aeronautical meteorology is to ensure flight safety and the efficient use of aircraft under different weather conditions. Aeronautical meteorology is closely related to aerodynamics, air navigation and ordinary navigation theory, radar meteorology, astronautics, and other fields.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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