The course gives the basics of weather safety and pro tips on avoiding in-flight hazards.
Initial report creates more questions than answers.
The NTSB's preliminary report on the Miami Air accident at Jacksonville offers a rather thorough review of the weather as the aircraft approached for landing, but…
A Jan. 29 WINGs webinar delves into weather patterns you can expect before, during and after a frontal weather system passes.
A new app, WeatherSpork, has launched, designed to make weather easier to understand for pilots.
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently posted three tips for pilots flying in areas with active volcanoes, especially timely now with several volcanoes currently active, including Kilauea in Hawaii and Fuego in Guatemala. NBAA officials note that now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge to keep you safe while flying in […]
Boldmethod co-founder Colin Cutler sent this photo from a recent flight, along with a note: “We were at 16,000′ headed back to Denver from Scottsbluff, N.D. Storms were to the northwest over Cheyenne, Wyoming. In this case, it is always better to be on the outside looking at than inside trying to see out.” Would […]
FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 00-45H, Aviation Weather Services, has been updated to include Change 1, effective January 2018. With symbols and conversion charts, internet links and more, this book is key for pilots seeking an understanding of the weather resources available for preflight and inflight decision-making, according to ASA officials. Supported with full-color illustrations, the […]
By CELIA VANDERPOOL From old European proverbs, people remembered seasonal weather cautions with rhyme: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. No weather is ill, if the wind be still. Red sky at night, sailor’s delight Red sky at morning, sailor take warning. As pilots, we know how to interpret […]
A key feature of the new version 4.0 of Wx24 Pilot is the addition of cloud cover information provided by the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD). Although NDFD is not an aviation specific weather product, it does provide pilots with an important tool to access cloud information and the ability to make more informed judgments […]
The transition to graphical forecasts for aviation (GFAs) for the continental U.S. is set to be complete Oct. 10, 2017, when the current textual area forecasts (FAs) will be discontinued. The move, in a transition phase since July, is expected to result in improved weather information from forecasters with the National Weather Service Aviation Weather […]