aviation weather observation

aviation weather observation

[‚ā·vē′ā·shən ¦weth·ər ‚äb·zər′vā·shən]
(meteorology)
An evaluation, according to set procedure, of those weather elements which are most important for aircraft operations. Also known as airways observation.
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Although interagency agreements between NWS and FAA state that both agencies have responsibilities for assuring and controlling the quality of aviation weather observations, neither agency consistently does so for weather products and services produced at the en route centers.

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