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Practical Risk Management For Weather

Online single subject Take-Off Course

How to make the right weather decisions quickly and with confidence.

Aviation weather related accidents cause, by far, the highest level of fatalities. That's because weather flying, VFR or IFR, places the greatest demands on a pilot. More than any other risk factor in flight, changing weather frequently requires pilots to alter their plans—and weather especially requires proactive, rather than reactive, safety management.
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59 minutes

Weather is unforgiving. It can kill you and the people you love. And, the sad ... truly tragic fact is that every weather-related accident could have been avoided ... every single one!
If you're like most pilots, weather decisions are not always easy. Should I go? ... What if the weather changes? ... How will I know if the weather changes? ... What are the risks? ... are common questions that many pilots have difficulty answering.
Manage Weather Risks
This aviation weather course for pilots, even though it is titled Practical Risk Management For Weather, it is not about the weather itself.

What this course is about is managing the risks associated with weather and its constantly changing reality. It's about understanding your options ... and recognizing them quickly so you can make the right decisions, in a timely manner.

Using the Practical Risk Management CARE and PAVE checklists, you'll learn techniques for making specific weather decisions so you can plan and fly with confidence.
  • How to manage risks in poor weather
  • What the risks really are
  • Defining your personal weather minimums
  • Using 'Conservatism Without Guilt'
  • Safe flying in haze
  • Approaches to minimums ... YOUR minimums
  • Risks associated with VFR weather flying
  • Risks associated with IFR weather flying
  • The slippery bridge between VFR and IFR weather flying
  • What your autopilot means to your weather decisions
  • Day versus night weather flying
  • What role your aircraft performance plays in your weather decisions
  • Strategies for getting and interpreting weather information
  • Terrain and weather considerations
  • Weather-related workload reduction strategies
  • What radar means to your weather planning
  • Weather changes: how to anticipate them and what they mean
  • Weather consequences beyond the obvious
  • Choosing new alternatives
  • Plus hundreds of never before published weather specific tips
Become Proactive About Weather Rick Management
When you complete Practical Risk Management For Weather, you'll make weather decisions with greater confidence. Rather than having the weather act on you, you'll be ahead of the weather and what it means to your flying. As a result, you'll have more opportunity to fly ... with less stress ... and your flying will be smarter, safer and more fun!
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  1. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.
  2. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.
    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:
    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".
  3. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. The video running time for this course is 59 minutes.
  4. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?
    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention. Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it's like having a flight instructor with your 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.
  5. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    Once you have completed all the lessons, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon on the main menu of the course to receive your certificate.
  6. Can I still access the online course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your online pilot skill course.
  7. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?
    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.
  8. Now that I finished the course, what´s next? Consider purchasing another pilot skill course or pursuing another pilot certification or rating; King Schools will help make it easy and fun!

Unedited Customer Reviews
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Charles D. 01/14/2024
Practical Risk Management For Weather
Great work
A must see for reminding us
Luis P. 11/14/2023
Practical Risk Management For Weather
Great Course!
Great to review the basics and a great course for Risk Management
Eric M. 10/31/2023
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straightforward and insightful
Easy to use and reliable
Charles H. 09/19/2023
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loved it
loved it , concise to the point
Thomas C. 08/29/2023
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Good Reminder
Good reminder of PAVE and CARE and how it relates to weather
Paul H. 08/17/2023
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Course Completion Review
Charlotte M. 08/12/2023
Practical Risk Management For Weather
Good info
Like always, good info.
Naomi K. 07/15/2023
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PAVE your way to CAREing for a successful flight.
Paul H. 06/09/2023
Practical Risk Management For Weather
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Great information and pretty well explained.
FERNANDO J. 03/16/2023
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