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Graphical Winds Chart

Graphical Winds Chart

The following is an example of a Graphical Winds Chart:

Chart

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It contains the following components:

  • Compass indicating direction of flight.

  • Wind direction (as wind barbs) in relation to the direction of flight. Flights travelling east to west display opposite of west to east.
  • Tabular wind component at chart bottom.
  • Temperature.
  • Icing. (Light, Medium, Heavy).
  • Turbulence. (Light, Moderate, Severe).
  • Tropopause flight level and temperature in green colour font, below the compass direction.
  • Storm Tops indicated by green blocks.
  • MORA indicated by grey blocks.
  • Route of flight.
  • ISA for fixed flight levels.

 

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