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Unformatted text preview: dangerous because you can run into tall buildings or mountains. Part 2. Below is the 24 hr 300mb forecast map valid 12Z (6AM CST). A pilot flew from Casper, WY to Houston, TX, and he set his altimeter in Casper, WY when he reached the 300 mb surface at (8820 m). He flew the entire flight without adjusting his altimeter. What height (in feet) would his altimeter read in Casper, WY? 28,937.01 feet When he arrives in Houston, TX will his altitude have increased or decreased? Decreased How much would his altitude (in feet) have changed? 8820m - 9480m = -660m = -2165.35 feet What is the fastest cross wind he will experience (approx)? What is its direction? 115 knots ENE ATMS 120: SP2008 Snodgrass...
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- Spring '08
- Wy, Altimeter, constant height maps, Erin Keegan Section