Video tip: Understanding Pilot Reports (PIREPs)

Understanding certain critical weather information only available from airborne pilot reports (PIREPs) can help you avoid potential inflight hazards like turbulence and icing. Learning about PIREPS will allow you to obtain and contribute recent weather information and be a safer, well-rounded pilot.

The video clip below is from Sporty’s complete Learn to Fly Course.

550x225 LTF course

SHARE
Previous articleFlight maneuver spotlight: turns around a point
Next articleLegacy Navigation Systems
Having a childhood dream of aviation, Chris first became an Aviation Explorer, motivating him to earn his private pilot's license as a teenager. During his four years at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University he earned his commercial, multi-engine certificate with an instrument rating. While experimenting in seaplanes, gliders, and a variety of other personal aircraft, Chris developed a passion for general aviation and shares that passion as he develops aviation training apps and content for Sporty's Pilot Shop.