A Lazy Way to Get an Exceptional Drone Preflight Weather Briefing

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  • Standard Briefing. A standard briefing will include conditions and Significant Meteorological Information (SIGMET) that may influence the pilot in planning, altering, or cancelling a proposed route or flight.
  • Abbreviated Briefing. An abbreviated briefing supplements mass disseminated data or updates a previous briefing or is limited to specific information.
  • Outlook Briefing. An outlook briefing should be obtained when the proposed departure is 6 hours or more from the briefing time. This type of briefing is provided for planning purposes only.
Flight Service Briefing Types

This is Why You Should Call

But That’s Not All

  • Text “METAR BWI” and you will receive the latest METAR for Baltimore Washington International Airport.
  • Text “METAR BWI PT” and you will receive the latest METAR for Baltimore Washington International Airport in plain text.
  • Text “TAF BWI” and you will receive the latest TAF for Baltimore Washington International Airport.
  • Text “MT FDK PT” and you will receive the latest METAR and TAF for Frederick Airport in plain text.

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