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If someone can clear this up for me itd be much appreciated! I set up the pressure patterns as you would find in the Northern Hemisphere. Find More Posts by Whirlygig. Add a Poll to this Thread.

ATPL Exam Preparation: 08 – Meteorology

Whether studying for the written exams, training for the flight tests or building experience here’s where you can hang out. The pressure at sea level is hPa. In the southern hemisphere what wind effect would you expect when flying from a high pressure area towards a low pressure area at FL ? Just remember – from whatever direction you fly towards a low pressure area you’ll always have a wind from the right, in the SH.


No matter how you draw it on paper if u draw a line from the centre of the high to the centre of the low the wind will always come in from the right in the southern hemisphere.

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Hi, im having a little trouble with this question: It doesn’t matter which direction you are flying!!! With your back to the wind in the Southern hemisphere, the low pressure is on your right.

Draw it in many different positions and you will see that direction has no part in this question. The faster you understand that concept the quicker you will be able to jump these questions and help u focus on the harder ones. Find More Posts by londonmet.

What is your approximate true altitude calculated using normal vertical change in temperature with increase in height? So if youre flying towards a low, and meteoroloy wind is coming from the right, then you must be approaching the low from the east? I might be wrong but I think this is Buys Ballots!!


ATPL Exam Preparation: 08 – Meteorology

To solve that problem I drew a high-pressure system and a low-pressure system on a piece of paper along with the aircraft ground track. I solved the problem for the north and then reversed my answer for the south.

Find More Posts by MarkColeman. BB code is On. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Now, unless i’m way off the mark, the key to answering this question is that the wind blows anticlockwise around a high pressure area in SH, and clockwise around a low? You may not post new threads. Ah yeah thats what it is Professional Meteorlogy Training includes ground studies A forum for those on the steep path to that coveted professional licence.