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Information Panel

The Information panel displays information based on the field that you have selected. Regardless of the type of information displayed, you can expand the Information panel to display more information by clicking the small up arrow at the top center of the panel.

The Info arrow at the top right of the Information panel allows you to switch between the Weather and NOTAM Report page, the Weather and NOTAM Query page, the Custom Query, and the Flight Plan (only after compute).

Weather and NOTAM Report

Weather and NOTAM Report allows you to view weather and NOTAMs for all stations, the origin only, the destination only, by FIR, or any of the alternates (including take-off alternate). This is done by selecting the corresponding button at the top of the report.

Alternate and Others tabs

Selecting the Alternate and Others tabs displays a subsection of buttons that allow you to view weather information for alternates and additional stations.

The Alternates tab subsection displays: 

  • All

  • T/O Alt

  • 1st Alt

  • 2nd Alt

  • 3rd Alt

  • 4th Alt

  • Enroute Alt

  • Reclear Alt

  • Pt of Safe Return.

The Others tab subsection displays: 

  • All

  • Reclear

  • ETP



  • Enroute Wx.

Information is only available if the stations have been entered in the Plan screen or FOMS 115.

You can print the loaded Weather and NOTAM report by clicking on the Printer () icon. You can use the Refresh () icon to refresh the Weather and NOTAMs at any time to get current information.

Weather and NOTAM Query

Weather and NOTAM Query allows you to retrieve weather and NOTAM information for any station(s) that you enter into the Stations field. Multiple station entries must be separated by either a comma or a space. You can choose to view METARs, TAFs, domestic and international NOTAMs, Company NOTAMs, or SIGMETs. Select the corresponding button at the top of the Weather and NOTAM Query page. The results can be printed using the Printer icon.

Custom Query

Custom Query allows you to create a custom weather query.

Select Custom Query from the list and enter your custom query using standard weather query language, such as:

  • METARs - $SA CYYZ (single) / $SA CYYZ CYYR CYXU (multiple)

  • TAFs - $FT CYYZ (single) /  $FT CYYZ CYYR CYXU (multiple)

  • Domestic NOTAMs - $NO CYYZ  or $NO CYYZ CYYR CYXU

  • International NOTAMs - $INO CYYZ or $INO CYYZ CYYR CYXU


  • Requesting several METARs or TAFs for the same station - $SA CYYZ N:4 (4 latest METARs) $FT CYYZ N:6 (6 latest TAFs)

  • Trend search - $SA24 / $FT24 CYYZ

  • METARs and TAFs for  multiple stations - $ALLWX CYYZ, CYHM (must have comma between stations)

  • SIGMETS - Canadian - $IWS ____ (Enter appropriate region)


    • CWVR - Vancouver region

    • CWEG - Edmonton/Alberta region

    • CWWG - Manitoba region

    • CYYZ - Toronto/Ontario region

    • CWUL - Montreal region

    • CWHX - Maritime region

    • CYQX - Newfoundland/Labrador region

    • CYXY - Yukon region

  • SIGMETS – United States -  $WS____ (Enter appropriate region)

    • US   - Entire USA System

    • KSFO - Western USA and Alaska

    • KSLC - Western USA and Alaska

    • KDFW - Eastern and Central USA

    • KCHI - Eastern and Central USA

    • KMSY - Eastern and Central USA

    • KBOS - Eastern and Central USA

    • KMIA - Eastern and Central USA

    • PANC - Alaska

  • FA - Area Forecast Query - $help areaforecasts

  • Volcanic Ash - $VOLCANO / $VOLCANOALL

  • Customer Weather - $CUSTOMWX

This is an hourly airport surface condition forecast populated by the Schneider Electric feed. This forecast will be considered when querying for decoded weather, which can affect runway selection. It is not included in the standard weather package; however, can be queried manually using a new query macro, called $CUSTOMWX followed by the station code.

Click the Expand button to resend the query. You can print the custom query by clicking on the Printer icon .

Flight Plan

Flight Plan allows you to view the flight plan for the selected flight, if it has been computed.

Airport Information

You can view airport information for the flight's destination and any alternate destination.

To view destination airport information:

  1. Click the context arrow next to the Dest field in the Flight Info group

  2. Click View airport information list item.

To view alternate airport information:

  1. Click the context arrow next to the alternate field (1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th) in the Alternates group

  2. Click View alternate information list item.

When selected the Information panel displays Airport Information.

Information about the airport is displayed includes:

  • the airport name, ICAO and IATA code

  • the latitude and longitude

  • country

  • FIR

  • longest runway length

  • Company NOTAMs (if any exist).

Aircraft Information

When you click in a completed aircraft field, the Information panel displays Aircraft Information.

Information about the aircraft is displayed includes:

  • FIN and registration

  • default applicable units, e.g., kgs or lbs

  • default profile type and format

  • aircraft type and series

  • engine type

  • MELs and CDLs (with associated code, date and description)

  • company NOTAMs (if any exist).

Route Information

When you click on a route field in the route group, the Information panel displays Route. The route string is displayed in the panel. Below the route string, any available route remarks are displayed.

Automation Events

When you click an automation event in the Automation Events list, details regarding the event (status, execution time and log) are displayed.

Flight Amendments

If there are any changes to a flight plan that don't require a recompute, Flight Amendments can be added to the text field shown below. If the flight package layout has flight amendments in the package contents, flight amendments will show up in the Reports tab. Refer to the Package Definition Group article for further information.

ATC Transmissions

This panel shows ATC Transmissions (Inbound and Outbound).

Automation Status

This panel is displayed by clicking the Gear icon of a flight where available. It shows the execution log of the automation events.

Flight AIRlang Rules

This panel shows the Airlang rules that were followed or broken when the route was created.

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