pirep


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pirep

[′pī‚rep]
(meteorology)
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When your proposed departure time is within two hours, current conditions will be given including a summary of current weather, PIREPs and weather radar information.
Get a good weather brief, listen to those PIREPs, and never take any unnecessary chances.
It appears there have been some problems with PIREPS not showing up as you experienced.
Last month in this space, we reported on a Special Investigative Report (SIR-17/02) from the NTSB, "Improving Pilot Weather Report Submission and Dissemination to Benefit Safety in the National Airspace System." It's a 68-page collection of everything that's wrong with the Pireps system.
For example, the Board urged both the FAA and the NWS to "revise and harmonize" Pirep guidance in the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Advisory Circular (AC) 00-45H, Aviation Weather Services, especially relating to reporting low-level windshear, turbulence and fair weather.
A quick check of pilot reports brings up a couple of Pireps for icing, but they're well east of our planned route and at higher altitudes.
and red air passed a target area PIREP. I was busy working the data link, and the other I-CICO controlled the self-escort strike (SES).
Prior to the accident, a pilot report (Pirep) was issued for moderate rime ice at 5200 feet msl, or 1918 feet agl, about 10 miles south of the airport.
As we joined on the British KC-1 tanker, we heard a 99 PIREP call, "Winds at PSAB increasing, now 310 at 15G20 knots." As an expeditionary squadron, we have been flying with the Air Force for a while, and they do a good job of keeping the package informed of any changing weather conditions at PSAB (our destination).
Not sure if this is a question or a frustration, but after reading the August 2016 quiz about PIREPs, it made me wonder why there are so few PIREP's in the system.
The already-airborne crew wanted us to launch a few minutes early to provide a PIREP for their recovery.