AOPA Pilot Magazine - February 2021 - 106

NEWS & NOTES 

TURN ON YOUR NOTIFICATIONS

AOPA WEATHER NOW
ONLINE AND VIA APP
Powerful suite of flight
planning tools on your
mobile device

POST OF THE MONTH

The new AOPA Weather,
delivered by SiriusXM Aviation,
provides national and airportspecific data in a mobile-friendly
format that makes it perfect for
checking weather on the go-
even via the AOPA app. The upgrade is the latest in a series of
flight planning tool improvements AOPA made in 2020 to serve
you better. In April, iFlightPlanner debuted, replacing the legacy
flight planner. In September, the AOPA Airports and Destinations
Directory was added to an upgraded AOPA app, making the data
downloadable for use offline. Consolidation of AOPA GO into the
AOPA app was announced in November.
Now, in another enhancement, AOPA members can access the
new mobile-friendly AOPA Weather and iFlightPlanner for AOPA
via the AOPA app as long as you are connected to the internet.
" These upgrades make our powerful suite of flight planning
tools-weather, flight planning, and airports database-available
from your mobile device. We specifically tailored these upgrades
to make it easier for you to plan your flights on the go, " said Jiri
Marousek, AOPA senior vice president of marketing. " As pilots,
we need to be flexible, and we wanted our flight planning tools to
be just as flexible so that you can access them whether you are at
home, at the airport, or enjoying an outing at a new destination. "
AOPA Weather pulls in your home and favorite airports from
your settings in the AOPA Airports and Destinations Directory, but
you can also set your home and favorites from AOPA Weather by
clicking on the " Home " and " Heart " icons within the METAR and
TAFs details for an airport. If you haven't already selected a home
or favorite, you can search by entering the airport identifier.
Weather layers, weather charts, and forecasts are delivered by
SiriusXM Aviation. Get radar, satellite, wind stream, surface winds,
and surface analysis charts in the Current Weather Layers and
Current Weather Charts sections. Layer radar, satellite images,
and the wind stream for a detailed big-picture view of what's
happening across the country. Turn off those layers to then check
surface winds or the surface analysis.
In the Forecasts section, you can choose among a surface
forecast, airmets, or sigmets. The three cannot be overlaid.
However, within airmets, you can layer mountain obscuration/IFR
areas, turbulence, and icing/freezing areas.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration charts
available from within AOPA Weather include prog charts, surface
forecast, cloud forecast, winds aloft, long range winds aloft,
freezing level, icing severity, and icing probability. NOAA charts
for Alaska are called out in their own section.
Users can also check temporary flight restrictions within
AOPA Weather.
aopa.org/weather

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