Articles Archive for 17 December 2009
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Pireps, or Pilot Reports, are a good way to disseminate timely and important information to other pilots and controllers.
A Pirep is used by pilots to let other pilots know of conditions that may not have been forecast or expected. For example, a pilot of a 747 might report turbulence so that air planes behind him can avoid it.
Another good use of pireps are at uncontrolled or unmanned airports. A pilot might submit a report letting other pilots know of the weather conditions at the airport.
Lets take a look at a …