April 7, 2014
Question: When reading TAFs in the summer months, you know you’ll see the term “VCTS” more than you’d like. That means thunderstorms in the vicinity. How is “vicinity” defined?
Answer: Vicinity is defined as a donut-shaped area between 5 and 10 statute miles from the center of the airport’s runway complex. Are you ready for storm season? Check out this Air Safety Institute safety quiz.
Information on avoiding dangerous icing encounters.
When you go flying, what are the requirements to obtain preflight weather, airport, and notam information?
Avidyne has announced the MLB100 Datalink Receiver, designed to receive traffic and weather information for display on various Avidyne multifunction displays.
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