This course is designed for:​

Flight deck crew


Hot stuff -  Hot weather brings a lot of unpredictability for in-flight aircrafts, so it is imperative that pilots know how to act in different situations.


Flying in high temperatures can cause dangerous weather conditions. Some conditions are extremely hazardous but can be spotted, such as thunderstorms. Some conditions are hazardous that cannot be spotted easily, such as microbursts. Each weather condition requires careful handling of the aircraft in a specific manner.



Topics covered

  • Thunderstorms: the hazards and how to avoid thunderstorm cells

  • Operations into areas with heavy rain & humidity and sand & dust

  • Microbursts

  • Brake temperature and methods to allow the brakes to cool faster

  • Passenger comfort

This course is updated after any major change in the regulations, 
or if a significant incident or accident occurs under the scope of this subject.

This course can be used for both initial and recurrent training.

Hot Weather Operations

Method   CBT, CBT skill test
Sections   2
Questions   25
Duration    0. 5 hours
Language   English
Initial training   Yes
Recurrent training  Yes

Hot Weather Operations