February 19, 2013
By Benét J. Wilson
Since the weather has been fluctuating from snow to rain, from below-freezing to spring-like temperatures, now is a good time to review apps that track the weather. AOPA members are very passionate about their weather apps, and below are the top five requests I’ve received. These are not endorsements of any app.
What apps do you use to search for the best fuel prices? Please send them my way here. Feel free to send along any other pilot/aviation apps you can’t live without. Thanks to everyone who continues to pass along their Google Play and iTunes app recommendations. The complete list of apps I’ve reviewed since October 2012 is in AOPA’s online archive.
FAA Information and Services,
Preheating is about far more than just oil temperature. Proper preheating involves heating the entire engine, so that all critical engine parts can be brought into the ‘safe’ temperature range.
Question: On a VFR sectional chart, you see an airport symbol that is magenta with the letter “U” inside the circle. What does that tell you?
Take a look at five apps designed to help pilots check and track the weather.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.