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Before each flight a pilot is required to obtain an official weather briefing. This is done by contacting the Flight Service Station for the briefing. The briefer will give a detailed weather report that pertains to the location of the flight and type of aircraft being flown.

Flight Service Station

Listed below are sites that are used to gather weather data for forecasted and current weather conditions. Some sites are more complex than others, but all of these sites together will provide a detailed picture of expected flight conditions.

ADDS- Aviation Weather
Air Sport Net
RUC Soundings
Ryan Carlton
Weather Channel

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