Weather Statement Groundschool
Learn to read METAR's, TAF's, and Pilot Reports in an interactive environment! NEW! Version 3.0 includes training on the new 30-hour TAF codes, plus a new module on Pilot Reports!
Weather Statement Groundschool is a CD-ROM-based course on METAR’s, TAF’s, and Pilot Reports. Nearly 3 hours of stunning, interactive training is provided.
This tutorial on METAR’s, TAF’s, and Pilot Reports is unlike any other such training.
It not only teaches the most basic aspects of METAR’s, TAF’s, and Pilot Reports, but also provides training on components that most pilots are unaware of. Still, learning is made easy and fun, through full voice narration and easy-to-use controls.
Where this tutorial truly shines
Weather Statement Groundschool promotes learning through human interaction—not just rote memorization. A remarkable feature is the interactive weather controls, which enable the user to “control the weather.” For example, the user can specify wind speed, gust factor, direction, and other variables, and can then view how the weather statement displays this information. Since weather codes are confusing to interpret, the user can click the “Speak-It” button to hear a verbal translation. This allows the user to correlate codes with a true, visual picture and understanding of the weather.
This tutorial CD is perfect for all pilots, from students to rated pilots who wish to remain sharp and proficient. It’s also ideal for airport personnel, dispatchers, and anyone else who needs to view aviation weather information.
Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 98, or Windows 95
10MB hard drive space
Video supporting 256-color mode (minimum)
Sound card (not required, but recommended)
Interact with the software demo below (takes ~1 minute to load):
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