Weather Radar (weather, winds, dust, snow, CAT)

PRO

TOOLS #

In your FlightLog logbook, go to TOOLS > ATMOSPHERE & SPACE.

WEATHER #

In your logbook go to TOOLS > WEATHER and a weather radar map will be displayed, centered on your GPS location.

A slider below shows the image by 10min increments (history = 2hours).

WINDS #

REMOVED Due to satellite data shutdown
tab WINDS will display an animated winds map at surface level. The map is GPS location centered.

You can also access to a wind map centered on your flight plan by taping on the sunrise button inside MY FLIGHTS, then ATMOSPHERE. You’ll have your flight plan displayed over a wind surface map and best speed flight level calculated (by integrating all the atmosphere column winds between FL200 and FL 450).

Select a FL to display wind at selected altitude.

Wind data from NCEP NOAA.

DUST #

REMOVED Due to satellite data shutdown
tab DUST will display a dust map (Dust Aerosol Optical Depth at 550nm).

Data from COPERNICUS.

SNOW #

REMOVED Due to satellite data shutdown
tab SNOW will display a snow map (per cent frozen precipitation on ground).

Snow data from NCEP NOAA.

CAT (Clear Air Turbulence) #

REMOVED Due to satellite data shutdown
tab CAT will display a Clear Air Turbulence map (per cent).

Select a FL to display turbulence at selected altitude.

Snow data from World Area Forecast System (WAFS).

BY FLIGHT #

You can display the same maps by clicking atmosphere icon within any flight, to display flight conditions along your route.

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