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Aviation Weather Services

The various weather briefings pilots receive are from the combined efforts of the National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Department of Defense (DOD), individual pilots and private agencies.

The items listed below are just a sampling of ways that pilots can receive their weather briefs.  Once you begin your journey as a pilot, you’ll quickly realize that a study of the weather is a lifetime pursuit, but a worthwhile one for your safety and the safety of your passengers.


515G+mn0RuL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Learn more about aviation weather with Weather Flying by Robert Buck. Regarded as the bible of weather flying, this aviation classic not only continues to make complex weather concepts understandable for even the least experienced of flyers, but has now been updated to cover new advances in technology.