How to brief the weather before an IFR flight (video tip)
The FAA encourages pilots to conduct a self-weather briefing before each flight and no longer considers a Flight Service phone briefing as the primary source for preflight weather. In this video, we’ll highlight various sources of weather products you can use and how to ensure you always get a complete briefing.
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