Pressure and Wind

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This booklet gives an overview of pressure and wind as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes an "Explanation of the effects of pressure in the atmosphere to include altimeter error, identity of the standard reference plane, identity of and weather connected with high and low pressure systems plus associated winds." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iii, 30 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Creation Information

Christy, J. J. May 1971.

Context

This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 163 times . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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  • Christy, J. J. "Prepared by: Mr. J. J. Christy, SA/Literature Dev Br."

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  • Main Title: Pressure and Wind
  • Alternate Title: Programed Text AM-32 A, May 1971
  • Series Title: Programed Text

Description

This booklet gives an overview of pressure and wind as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes an "Explanation of the effects of pressure in the atmosphere to include altimeter error, identity of the standard reference plane, identity of and weather connected with high and low pressure systems plus associated winds." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iii, 30 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Notes

There are handwritten notes throughout the book, including circled answers in the self-evaluation questions.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

The diverse military history of Fort Wolters been documented and preserved in these materials. Col. Willie H. Casper compiled the multi-volume collection. Casper was deputy commander of the fort from 1965 to 1971.

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  • May 1971

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  • April 16, 2009, 11:35 p.m.

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  • May 8, 2017, 8:10 p.m.

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Christy, J. J. Pressure and Wind, pamphlet, May 1971; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46576/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.