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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Fairweather was founded in 1976 to provide remote aviation weather observation services but today performs medical, aviation, logistics, weather forecasting, and other services for the oil and gas industry.
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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