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Met - SIGMET, SPECI & AIRMET
Spinnaker90 created the topic: Met - SIGMET, SPECI & AIRMET
I am going through PPL practice exams and notes, but a few meteorological terms keep tripping me up.
As I understand it --
SIGMET - An AIREP detailing that conditions have deteriorated below certain criteria in a specific area (but can be below 20,000ft) AIRMET - Widespread, Limited below 12,000ft (though I have also read 10,000ft...?); details deteriorating conditions, but less significant SPECI - Significant Change, issued by MET reporting station
Also, I am not entirely sure on the difference between an AIRMET & AIREP, and SIGMET & SPECI
I will keep re-reading the books, but any useful pointers would be greatly appreciated!