best weather source

Discussion in 'Pilot Training' started by Peter Ha, Dec 9, 2019.

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Which weather source during flight?

  1. Foreflight

    37.5%
  2. FSS

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. aviationweather.gov

    12.5%
  4. SiriusXM

    25.0%
  5. Stratus

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Garmin Pilot

    6.3%
  8. FltPlan Go

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. FIS-B

    18.8%
  1. Peter Ha

    Peter Ha Pre-takeoff checklist

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    Hey folks,
    Curious what ya'll using to get current Wx info DURING flight?
     
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    tsts4 Cleared for Takeoff

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    You are confusing the sources with the means to display it. In-flight you basically have SiriusXM or FIS-B via ADS-B in as the data sources. That said I use FIS-B displayed on both my EFIS and EFB (GarminPilot).
     
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    flight2000 Pre-takeoff checklist

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    To get aviationweather.gov, you're either flying down low for cell reception or you have some really powerful towers nearby... :eek:

    I've never gotten cell service above 7,000' which is where I normally cruise, at least not in my area.

    I have both XM (696) and FIS-B via Stratus 3 (iPad). I like the fidelity and graphics on the XM and constantly bounce them off each other.
     
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    chemgeek Pattern Altitude

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    I receive and display both XM-WX (via an Aera 510) and FIS-B (via an NGT-9000 and displayed on my EFB). I haven't cut the ties to XM yet as FIS-B is occasionally flaky, but I hope that was just the previous software issues on the NGT-9000. There are some important differences between the two WX sources.
     
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    overdrive148 En-Route

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    denverpilot Tied Down PoA Supporter

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    Came here to say this. LOL.
     
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