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Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) to prepare a flights.

METAR, TAF, VAC Edwards Air Force Base airport (USA) / ICAO KEDW/ IATA EDW

Edwards Air Force Base is a United States Air Force facility located in Southern California. It is home to the Air Force Test Center, the Air Force Test Pilot School and NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center. It is the Air Force materiel command center for conducting and supporting flight research and development, and for testing and evaluating concept-to-combat aerospace systems. It also hosts numerous test activities carried out by the American commercial aerospace industry. It was on this basis that Chuck Yeager was the first man to break the sound barrier and that the first landing of the Columbia space shuttle took place.

This airport has one of the longest runways in the world.

Edwards Air Force Base airport (USA) is located close to Edwards, Muroc at 1 mile, Edwards Air Force Base at 3 mile, North Edwards at 8 mile, Boron at 15 mile, Rosamond at 16 mile, California City at 16 mile, Mojave at 19 mile, Lancaster at 20 mile, Lake Los Angeles at 20 mile, Antelope Acres at 25 mile,

Elevation : 705 m = 2313 ft

Runways

weather : broken clouds at Muroc

nuages fragmentés
50 °F

Wind 7 mph

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METAR for Edwards Air Force Base airport - KEDW

KEDW 151758Z 02006KT 70SM SCT120 BKN220 10/M03 A3031 RMK AO2A SLP265 T01011026 10101 20049 52010

Decoded METAR for Edwards Air Force Base Airport (USA)

METAR issued by KEDW on Saturday 15th of January 2022 at 17:58 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 6 days and 167 hours and -8636 minutes ago.

Visibility is 113 km = 70 sm.

Temperature is 10 °C = 50 °F and dew point is -3 °C = 27 °F . This correspond to 40% relative humidity.

QNH is 1026 mb = 30.3 inHg

Wind speed is 11 km/h = 6 kt, direction is 20°.

Clouds : scattered clouds at 12000 ft = 3660 m. broken at 22000 ft = 6710 m.

Remarks : automatic station with precipitation sensor A Sea Level Pressure SLP=265 T01011026 10101 20049 52010

TAF for Edwards Air Force Base airport - KEDW

KEDW 132145Z 1322/1504 25009KT 9999 BKN140 BKN200 QNH3013INS BECMG 1413/1414 VRB06KT 9999 SCT170 QNH3011INS BECMG 1420/1421 04015G25KT 9999 SCT270 510009 QNH3002INS TX17/1323Z TN02/1414Z

Decoded TAF for Edwards Air Force Base Airport (USA)

TAF issued by KEDW on Thursday 13th of January 2022 at 21:45 UTC Warning : this TAF is out of date, issued 8 days and 19 hours and 17 minutes ago. A 30 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.

from Thursday 13th of January 2022 à 22:00 heure TU to Friday 14th of January 2022 à 13:00 heure UTC

1322/1504 25009KT 9999 BKN140 BKN200 QNH3013INS

Wind 9 kt = 17 km/h, direction is 250°

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

broken at 14000 ft = 4270 m broken at 20000 ft = 6100 m

becoming from Friday 14th of January 2022 à 14:00 heure TU to Friday 14th of January 2022 à 20:00 heure UTC

BECMG 1413/1414 VRB06KT 9999 SCT170 QNH3011INS

Wind 6 kt = 11 km/h, direction is °

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

scattered clouds at 17000 ft = 5180 m

becoming from Friday 14th of January 2022 à 21:00 heure TU to Saturday 15th of January 2022 à 04:00 heure UTC

BECMG 1420/1421 04015G25KT 9999 SCT270 510009 QNH3002INS TX17/1323Z TN02/1414Z

Wind 15 kt = 28 km/h with gusts at 25 kt = 46 km/h, direction is 40°

Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.

scattered clouds at 27000 ft = 8230 m

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