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Welcome to the Learn To Fly San Diego Links Page. Please use this in formation at your own risk, and not as a substitute for a complete preflight & weather briefing.

FAA Publications

Weather Related Links


Get METARs for any number of airports.



A favorite source for radar and satellite-based weather information.


AWC Weather Overlays

ONE OF THE BEST!! Graphical format for AIRMETs, SIGMETs, and PIREPs nationwide.



Get TAFs for any number of airports.


Aviation Digital Data Service

One of the best weather sites I have seen to date. METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, AIR/SIGMETs, Satellite, Radar, Prog Charts, Winds/Temps Aloft, Convection, Icing and Turbulence plus more!

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Web site with Real-Time weather data and NEXRAD radar provided by the National Weather Service.


Naval Research Laboratory

Marine Meteorology Division, but a lot of good weather info for pilots as well.


National Weather Service

National Weather Service Home page for Official Weather Forecast Products and Observations.

A good all around Weather reporting site.


Coriolis Force Explanation

University of Illinois' visual depiction and explanation of Coriolis Force.

Other Interesting Sites

This is a great site for cross-country planning. It has great information on airports, FBOs, NavAids, etc. Great Site !!



Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. If you're not a member, you should be. AOPA is an excellent organization which fights tirelessly on behalf of general aviation.


Great Circle Mapper

Find the great-circle routes and distances for your next flight.


Air Safety Foundation Instructor Reports (AOPA)

Instructor tips from AOPA's Air Safety Foundation.

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