Get Sector Briefed Like the Center Controllers Do

Want to get a quick big picture briefing for an area for a day? You can do this like the controllers to if you check out the Pre-Duty Wx Briefing that Center controllers get when the come on station each day.

A generally 2-3 minutes synopsis of the general conditions that will take place in a broad sector area, controllers get this briefing before they go on station and start working with pilots flying in their sectors each day.

This tool doesn’t have to be just limited to use by controllers, pilots can use the same tool to get a general picture of what is happening in a broad area in which they may be flying.

You can check out the Pre-Duty Wx Briefing for controllers by clicking here or the image to the right above.

If you happen to be in West Michigan and or fly in the Chicago Sector area, here is the briefing I have started to check out many mornings:

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About Jason Blair

Jason Blair is an active single and multiengine instructor and an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner with over 6,000 hours total time, over 3,000 hours of instruction given, and more than 3000 hours in aircraft as a DPE. In his role as Examiner, over 2,000 pilot certificates have been issued. He has worked for and continues to work with multiple aviation associations with the work focusing on pilot training and testing. His experience as a pilot and instructor spans nearly 20 years and includes over 100 makes and models of aircraft flown. Jason Blair has published works in many aviation publications with a focus on training and safety.

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