Writing Effective TAFs in the Caribbean

Writing Effective TAFs in the Caribbean

After completing this lesson you will be able to:

  • Explain how TAF construction (intelligent vs. excessive use of TEMPO and PROB groups) may impact your aviation customers
  • Develop skills in writing an effective “practical” TAF that provides an improved forecast of expected flight category changes, while maintaining a customer-friendly format.
  • Compare effective vs. poor TAFs for a given scenario
  • Develop concise TAFs with sparing use of change or conditional groups such as TEMPO and PROB
  • Explain the conditions under which issuing a TAF amendment is necessary