Weather conditions changing in VFR Bravo transition

Re: Weather conditions changing in VFR Bravo transition

Postby jx_ » Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:13 am

kevin meyers wrote:
Peristarkawan wrote:The METAR for a towered airport like KLAX only updates once an hour (whenever the ATIS is update), so it can change pretty significantly and suddenly. You must have flown it just as your sim pulled an updated METAR from the web.

If the weather changes significantly, the controllers will push a new ATIS/METAR as a special report.

Don't forget these things aren't locked in time in the sim world. The pilot's weather can update live or 30 minutes later depending on sim and weather program settings, while PE controllers get weather updates 5-10 minutes late.
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