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METAR / TAF Made Easy - Online Course
$49.00 
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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.
  • Enjoy lifetime course access and updates
  • This course is mobile friendly and designed to go anywhere you need to study

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


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  1. What are the system requirements for this course?

    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.

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    Apple iPhone and iPad
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    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."

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    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.

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Awesome instruction.
I enjoy your clear animated instruction.

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

 

great
great subject

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

 

A lot of info
A lot of info

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

 

Great info
Great info and review!

     
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Refresher for all pilots
It was great to review what the additional comments in METARs/TAFs mean....so often they go completely overlooked. Really enjoyed the very detailed in depth review of these reports.

     
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METAR/TAD Review
Excellent material and easy to learn!

     
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Metar
Trying to learn a foreign language, thank you for clearing up many unknowns

     
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Nice Job
Great job

     
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very helpful
very helpful and easy to understand

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

 

Now I get it
And just when you thought you knew it all....

     
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Great refresher
Nice concise wrap up of what ya need to know

     
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Thanks!
So glad I took this course. METAR/TAF makes much more sense now.

     
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Gotta Love It!
Great step by step review of important weather report/forecast deciphering information

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

 

Great
Great

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

 

Nice refresher
Nice refresher

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

 

well written
you can learn what you need to know if you watch the couses a couple of times

     
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weather
Great way to learn and remember.

     
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METAR/TAF Made Easy
I like it. Quick and easy to learn and use for review.

     
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Great
Thank you!

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

 

Great Refresher
Explains METAR and TAF in an easy to follow process

     
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Made Hard Easy
studying the information on METAR's and TAF's looked liked to be a daunting task at first, but paying close attention to the videos and working through some examples has made me an expert!

     
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Metar/TAF
Great information and easy to learn and understand.

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

 

A must have refresher
I go back periodically and review this info and always find a pearl. great addition to the collection.

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

 

Great review
Great review

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

 

Informative
Well done and full of useful information on how to read METARs and TAFs.

     
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Thank you for all of the helpful information.
Thank you for all of the helpful information.

     
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great platform
Makes the confusion of weather a little more understandable.

     
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Great place for aviation education
Great place for aviation education

     
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congratulation !
congratulation !!

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

 

Good
Good

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

 

good weather review material
good weather review material

     
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Easy is right.
John & Martha make learning METARs a breeze. They are clear and concise in every lesson.

     
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Awesome as always
Love John and Martha.

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

 

Awesome
After watching this series you will know METAR/TAF no problem!

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

 

Finally me sense of metars and tafs
Finally me sense of metars and tafs

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

 

Well done.
Concise, clear and to the point. Could use a little reinforcement on some of the memorization items, but the ability to replay the videos at any time solves that problem.

     
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Thorough!
The most thorough lesson and walk-through of METARs and TAFs. Easy explanation and memory aids to learn quickly and commit to memory.

     
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METAR/TAF
Excellent and thorough review.

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

 

Great course!
Excellent presentation!

     
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METAR/TAF
Well Done, Good Sample WX being reviewed on screen.

     
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TAF/METAR
Really helpful

     
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Leonard Brown Refresher pass 1
Very good content - Thank you

     
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Made it Easy
Cleared up how to read them with lots of examples.

     
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Metar
Despite flying for 20 years, I always learn something from the Kings, even for weather reports that I have read hundreds of times before.

     
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Good
Good

     
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METAR
Great way to explain METAR/TAF

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

 

Great refresher
Great refresher

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

 

Great
Great

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

 

This is a great refresher
Once again, another great course.

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

 

Great review of METAR &TAF
Nice overview and review of METAR and TAF with a number of helpful mnemonics.

     
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Rusty pilot to shiny pilot
Great course

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

 

metar/taf
great lessons METAR/TAF is very easy to read now, thank you

     
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amazing
amazing

     
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Still a mess
Understand better...just wish it was not so complicated. The gov is slow to improve. With all the advances I had hoped this was improved. Good review

     
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Great overview of METER/TAF te
Very comprehensive and simple to understand explanation of the terminology behind METARs and TAFs.

     
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old videos why so expensive?
old videos why so expensive?

     
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great
good info, clear

     
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Great review of what appears to be a jumbled mess of reports
Great review of what appears to be a jumbled mess of reports

     
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METAR/TAF
Awesome!

     
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Great
Great

     
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Great!
Thanks!

     
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METAR TAF
Great course

     
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Invaluable.
Invaluable.

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

 

Good review
Good information to brush up with

     
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METAR/TAF
Very enjoyable refresher

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

 

Great course
Thank you, solid course in every way, lots of information in an easy to understand format.

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

 

Excellent. Fun.
Excellent presentation.

     
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Great course!!
Great website

     
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Thanks From Loren
Thanks King School

     
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Great!
Thanks for breaking the "weather code"!!

     
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Great Refresher!
Older presentation but still very valid for today's flying. Expertly presented

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

 

great seminar on METAR/TAF
Must see If you want to understand METAR and TAF

     
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Definitely a course worth taking
Definitely a course worth taking

     
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None
None

     
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Lots of info!
All good info, will take some further review to understand. good course!

     
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Great
Great

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

 

A lot of material
METAR's and TAF's are somewhat complex but have been presented in a clear manner. There is a lot to absorb.

     
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Good review and enough information to get me back in the air safely.
Good review and enough information to get me back in the air safely.

     
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Very Good review
Excellent review for both METAR and TAF

     
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METAR/TAF
Great Content

     
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Great course
Great course

     
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I continue to refer to these videos to reinforce my training.
I continue to refer to these videos to reinforce my training.

     
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METAR/TAF
You made the explanation of TAF and METAR much more understandable

     
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Very Nice tutorial
i wish to John and Marta all the best in their life and health.

     
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Good
Good

     
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good
Always helpful!

     
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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.

     
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METAR/TAF Made Easy
website good. easy to manuver

     
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good review
good review

     
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Learning made easy.
Easy to follow. On target.

     
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Was good but fast
Was good delivery but fast

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

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

     
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METSR/TAF Made Easy
Helpful. Great review

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

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

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

     
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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.

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

     
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Nice explained!
Nice explained!

     
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