Safe flying with the Met Office experts

13 August 2008

Produced by the Met Office in association with the CAA, the latest edition of the pilot weather guide, GetMet, is now available.

Full with essential information on where to get your weather details to enjoy safe low-level flying, both in the UK and the near continent, GetMet is free of charge.

The latest 2009 edition includes information for the Met Office online weather briefings, fax and telephone services, weather reports and en-route information to help with flight planning.

GetMet also includes important information on the forthcoming TAF changes due in November.

Copies of the pocket-sized booklet can be requested or downloaded from the Met Office website free of charge.

GetMet 2009 GetMet 2009 (PDF, 2 MB)


  • The Met Office provides training in aviation meteorology for private, glider and balloon pilots.

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Last updated: 18 April 2011

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