The Points Forecast Sheds New Light on TAFs

The TAF may contain the most difficult aviation weather predictions to make.
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Is Freezing Fog Considered ‘Known Icing Conditions’?

Here’s a breakdown of what the winter weather phenomenon is all about.
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Fog: the Malignant Weather Ninja

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Teaching Analog Skills in a Digital World

Stepping back from digital options requires a different type of learning curve.
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What Is a MOS Forecast?

For an airport without a TAF, a MOS forecast can provide some useful guidance about expected meteorological conditions—but it has some limitations.
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How Can dBZ Values Be Negative?

Doppler images are packed with important life-saving guidance—assuming a pilot knows how to interpret all the pretty colors.
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Are Pilots Required to Call Flight Service for a Briefing Before Departure?

Regulations don’t specifically state that you must, but skipping the interaction can leave you open to potential FAA scrutiny.
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Weather Wonders of X-Plane 12

A recent update creates new lighting and weather experiences for users of one of the top aviation simulation games.
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Flights Scrapped as Florida Braces for Hurricane Idalia

Cancellations continue at several airports, resulting in a domino effect across the nation's air travel grid.
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Smoke Descends on Oshkosh

Tuesday's sunrise over the EAA AirVenture air show was blood red, discolored by the smoke coming down from Canadian wildfires.
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