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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Saudi Arabia Selects King Airs for Weather Mission

The five specially modified airframes ordered will be used for cloud seeding.
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Does ASOS Have a Built-in Lightning Detection?

If an automated surface observation system does not have a lightning sensor in the array, it may still report lightning.
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Instrument Rating Can Expand Your Travel Horizons

Scrubbed missions convince a pilot to pursue an instrument rating.
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