Home > Aviation Courses > Metar Taf Made Easy
FAA Wings Credit

METAR / TAF Made Easy

online single subject Take-Off Course

money back guarantee
     Details
METAR / TAF Made Easy - Online Course
METAR / TAF Made Easy - Online Course
$49.00 
App-Able Icon
Take Lessons When Offline
Includes Free iPhone/iPad Companion App! More Info
Clear flight training hurdles or sharpen your skills.
Good News! If you'd like to unmask the mystery of the weather codes, you'll breeze through the FAA's METAR/TAF with this simple-to-understand course.

In-flight footage and colorful 3-D graphics take you into the weather to vividly illustrate fog, rain squalls and thunderstorms—from the cockpit. Plus, learn an easy trick for remembering each code—with just one viewing, you'll be current.
80 minutes.

This Course Covers...

  • Where & When
  • Who & Wind
  • Visibility & Phenomena
  • Present Weather
  • Sky Conditions
  • Temp/DP, Altimeter & Remarks
  • Reading a METAR
  • The TAF: What’s Coming
  • Reading a TAF


Your Best Values...


Take-Off Courses
Complete Get It All Kit

$1127  $552 ... 51% off!


Return to VFR Flying
Complete Get It All Kit

$623  $299 ... 52% off!



WINGSAccepted for FAA WINGS Credit click here

You're In Control of Your Time
You choose when and where you want to learn.

Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed
King Schools "no questions asked" 30 day, money back guarantee.

We pledge to ...

  • ... place you on a pedestal. John and Martha may be the Kings—but to us, the real "kings" are our customers. Customer satisfaction has driven KING for over 40 years.
  • ... maximize your training. King Schools' teaching techniques help you remember facts you'll need—in every training product we create.
  • ... provide free, lifetime tech support. For as long as you own your course, you get this on all KING software and video products—Monday-Friday 6 A.M.-5 P.M. (PT). Contact Information
  • ... make learning enjoyable. Humor is a major component that distinguishes KING materials—and makes the learning process more memorable.
  • ... treat you with integrity. No loopholes, no surprises—we'll never abuse your trust. There's no fine print, no tricks. Never!

King Schools has trained 1 out of every 2 pilots!

  1. What are the system requirements for this course?

    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.

  2. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?

    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.

    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:

    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!

    Android
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".

  3. How much time will it take to complete the course?

    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person. The video running time for this course is 80 minutes.

  4. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?

    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at custserv@kingschools.com - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer your questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.

    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it's like having a flight instructor with your 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.

  5. How do I access my course completion certificate?

    Once you have completed all the lessons, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon on the main menu of the course to receive your certificate.

  6. Can I still access the online course material after I complete the course?

    You have lifetime access to your online pilot skill course.

  7. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?

    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.

  8. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?

    Consider purchasing another pilot skill course or pursuing another pilot certification or rating; King Schools will help make it easy and fun!

Good
Good

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

good
Always helpful!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Worked for me
I am brushing up on my METAR/TAF knowledge in preparation for my instrument written. This course just took an afternoon and it provided exactly what I needed.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF Made Easy
website good. easy to manuver

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

good review
good review

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Learning made easy.
Easy to follow. On target.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Was good but fast
Was good delivery but fast

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Another winner!
Never had a bad King's Course!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Good coverage.
Material covered made easy to understand and remember.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METSR/TAF Made Easy
Helpful. Great review

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course

 

Really helped me understand how to read METAR/TAF.
Really helped me understand how to read METAR/TAF.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METARs and TAFs Made Easy
Great info that helps decode these reports and forecasts. Excellent presentation.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF Refresher
Great refresher course to get up to speed on accurately deciphering METAR/TAF reports!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course

 

Good weather summary
Good weather summary for an older pilot like me that learned by reading METAR's & TAF's. These days everyone seems to use a product like ForeFlight, so updates about getting weather data from tools like ForeFlight are needed.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF Made Easy
Excellent presentation! Easy to understand METAR/TAF with memory items included!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course

 

Nice explained!
Nice explained!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Still holds up.
This was a great refresher for me, but it also has bits of trivia that I have had not heard before about METARS and TAF.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Excellent course
Excellent course

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF course
Found this to be a very good coarse. Cleared up my fear of understanding METARS and TAF's

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course

 

Great
Great

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very informative
Very informative and easy to understand.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Better Prepared
Nice review. I now feel better prepared to read and decipher METAR's and TAF's. TAF's were always a bit confusing to me with all the changes (BCMG, PROB, etc.), but feel more comfortable now with this review.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

great review course
great review course

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Excellent course on METAR/TAF
Nice review of METAR and TAF

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF
Very clear and memory aids much appreciated.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR TAF
Good review of weather decoding

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Excellent and best information
I purchased this course ahead of Flight Instructor refresher course and it once again reminded me the significance of staying abreast of the codes we don't always come into contact with regularly. I really enjoyed the easy to understand course. Well done.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course

 

Weather
Most difficult subject for me. Very helpful and reignited stuff I thought I forgot but all came back pretty quickly thanks to presentation.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very nice simplification
Very nice simplification

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

****
Good

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Vell explained TAF and METAR
Very detailed and well explained subject matter.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

They really were "made easy"!
I have read the books and never been comfortable with reading TAF or METAR reports.....but this quick course really did help me understand. Thanks!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF "Nailed It"
Awesome course. probably the most helpful course yet.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Helpful
Helpful

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF Course
The METAR/TAF course was presented clearly with a wonderful, concise explanation of all abbreviations and symbols. Once one goes through the course, it's not as complicated as it looks. I highly recommend it.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Metars
Well ;presented and full of valuable data that may have been forgotten for occasional pilots. Great Presentation.......

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Now I understand METARS and TAF much better.
Now I understand METARS and TAF much better. Thank you!!!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

The course is explained in great detail.
The course is explained in great detail.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very good course
Very good course

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

so 90's
so 90's

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR course easy to undesten.
The METAR course help me to understand how interpret the weather report. I recommend this course.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Great review!
Always a good choice to go back to basics with such wonderful videos

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very Inoformative
Very Inoformative

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very informative
Very informative

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Super training and briefings
THIS WAS A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICE SESSIONS TO UPDATE US OLDER PILOTS AND NEW PILOTS THAT NEED TO KNOW OR HAVE FORGOTTON THIS WEATHER STUFF THAT WE SHOULDN'T FORGET! Ha!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Wow That was intense!
I was totally sure I would never be able to figure this stuff out,but I got the hang of it.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Another great course
Best training tool for learning to translate METAR/TAF

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Thorough as usual with a nice balance of boredom-cutting levity & good attention to detail.
Thorough as usual with a nice balance of boredom-cutting levity & good attention to detail. Worth revisiting periodically to stay sharp.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Difficult subject made relatively easy
Difficult subject made relatively easy

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF
Appropriate content

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Excellent review or first time
Simple way of breaking down the metar and TAF. These guys make it simple.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Pretty useful
I guess I could consider myself a rusty pilot after almost a decade without flying, and even though it is a challenge, King Schools is giving me confidence now that I want to get my license back.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF
Great course for review of codes..

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF made easy.
Fun, understandable, memorable presentation "breaking the codes" of METAR - TAF reports.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Okay
Okay

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

NIce
Nice overview. My understanding of METARS and TAFs was certainly improved.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Excellent
A well organized course on METARs

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

very informative
Presented in a easy to understand way

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR/TAF Made Easy
Very comprehensive weather information, and easy to follow. I recommend this course to any aviation enthusiastic.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Weather is Everwhere
As a pilot I must be so much more aware of my surroundings to be safe, and weather is at the top of the list. It impacts evey aspect of flight even when its a beautiful day. This video will take the sometimes frustrating parts of weather and make it understandable, as well as applicable.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Great course!!
This course thought me a lot and how to make reading METARs and TAFs easier.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

METAR and TAF!
Good course on reading METAR and TAF!

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Very useful course
I found the METAR/TAF course very informative and it greatly helped improve my understanding of these reports.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Best weather briefing ever!
This video offered me the most comprehensive overview of METARs and TAfsI've encountered in my training. Great presentation.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Great Course
I would have rated it higher if it had more interactive questions.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

TAT/METER
Good course well done.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Helpful
Must review

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

Great course
I thought it was very good, direct to the point ..no fluff good job.

     
METAR/TAF Made Easy — Take-Off Course - Online

 

 



TNR MTME TOC KTW311 KTV211
website protection
Over 525,000
KING customers
passed their FAA exams
since 1974
"Excellent presentation, very easy to follow with material organized in informative manner - so much for such a great price."
~Bart Lamb
Bull Valley, IL
Winner Flying Magazine Editor's Choice Award
Winner
Flying Magazine
Editor´s Choice Award
Winner AVWeb Readers Award
Recipients of the Frank G. Brewer Trophy
Recipients of the
Frank G. Brewer
Trophy for Aviation
Education

Customer Service
Toll Free 800-854-1001
Intl. +1 858-541-2200
Technical Support
Toll Free 877-810-5464
Intl. +1 858-541-2202
© 2017 King Schools, Inc. All Rights Reserved
3840 Calle Fortunada - San Diego, CA USA 92123-1825 | 800-854-1001 or +1 858-541-2200 (worldwide)
Click to close
Flash 9.0 is required to play this video.  Either your browser does not have Flash installed or it is currently disabled.