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Offline happylanding

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weather and mac
« on: May 29, 2006, 12:17:32 PM »
If anybody has a Mac instead of a PC, there is a small dashboard widget called "Aviation Weather" that gives real time info (METAR TAF & LONGTAF) of a lot of airports, up to four together.  :)
You can download it from apple's homepage.
I give that landing a 9 . . . on the Richter scale.

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Re: weather and mac
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2006, 05:47:50 PM »
What's a LONGTAF?
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Re: weather and mac
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2006, 06:23:31 PM »
What's a LONGTAF?

Ohhh gosh! Don't you have it a taf for 18 hrs in the US?!? does it have another name, maybe?!?
I give that landing a 9 . . . on the Richter scale.

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Re: weather and mac
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2006, 06:32:38 PM »
We have METAR's, which are updated every hour, and TAF's, which are good for 24 hours and are issued every 6 hours.
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