ADDS Aircraft Report Help

Interactive Display

The interactive display shows all recent aircraft reports. There are three types of display:

  • PIREP-Turb - Turbulence PIREPs
    Figure 1: Turbulence PIREP symbols
  • PIREP-Ice - Icing PIREPs
    Figure 2: Icing PIREP symbols
  • PIREP-Wx - Weather AIREPs/PIREPs
    Figure 3: Weather model for AIREPs/PIREPs

URL Options

Here is a list of the URL options:

  • date=yyyymmddhhnn - This selects a specific date and time to display. The ADDS database stores roughly a days worth of data. Selecting a specific date will display observations and advisories valid for that time.
  • center=lat,lon - This will center the map at a specific latitude and longitude. The default is 39,-97.
  • zoom=level - This sets the zoom level. The default is 4. A higher number zooms in. A lower number zooms out.
  • basemap={light|dark|simple} - This selects the type of basemap. The default is light.
  • sat={on|off} - This turns the satellite layer on or off. The default is off.
  • radar={on|off} - This turns the radar layer on or off. The default is off.
  • turb={on|off} - This turns the Turbulence PIREP layer on or off. The default is on.
  • icing={on|off} - This turns the Icing PIREP layer on or off. The default is on.
  • wx={on|off} - This turns the Weather AIREP/PIREP layer on or off. The default is off.
  • highways={on|off} - Turns highway layer on or off. These are primarily interstates. The default is off.
  • jetroutes={on|off} - Turns the top jetroutes layer on or off. The default is off.
  • firs={on|off} - Turns the FIR layer on or off. The default is off.
  • hover={on|off} - Turns on hover for features. The popups will come up when mouse hovers. Default is off.