Flashcards in Decoding information Deck (11)
Name 3 alphanumeric products describing current weather
Metar, Pirep, SM (synoptic report)
Name 5 alphanumeric products describing forecast weather conditions
FB, TAF, Sigmet, Airmet, Public forecast, FX discussion
Name the 4 surface analysis charts
Surface (complete and early)
Name 5 prognostic charts
GFAs, 4 panel aviation,north american Sig Wx, Upper winds and temperature, Regional and global deterministic system.
Can the name of an airport be abbreviated in a METAR?
How would you decode any missing, unreadable or incorrect information in a METAR
How would you decode information that is no longer available
State "Not Available"
What are the meteorological parameters required to establish a TAF?
Wind speed, direction and character
What is the minimum information required in a TAF?
What are the guidelines for establishing wind shear in a TAF
1. vector magnitude exceeding 25kts below 500ft
2. Vector magnitude exceeding 40kts below 1000ft
3 Vector Magnitude exceeeding 50kts below 1500ft
4. Pilot reports IAS change of 20kt or more withing 1500ft AGL