AeroWeather Pro Version History

Version 2.3.1 (Apr 21st, 2018):

  • Added missing QuickSearch in main list again
  • Fixed bug which prevented loading of METAR under some circumstances

Version 2.3 (Apr 18th, 2018):

  • Added “QuickGroup” feature to create efficiently a new group by just typing in all ICAO and/or IATA location identifers at once (separated by blank or dash)
  • Station annotation in map includes all data now (runway, NOTAM etc.)
  • Added positions of nearby webcams in airport map
  • Added option to transfer your alerts when changing the device (ooo-button in Alert group)
  • Added past METAR list show/hide button in station detail (show up when in set in settings>format to 2 hours or more); added flightrule indicator for each raw METAR
  • Added option to show TAF indicator (in overview list) in flightrule colors (for first TAF segment only)
  • Added interpretation of BECMG and TEMPO for runway wind components TAF time range
  • Added opt-out for saving of backup snapshots to iCloud
  • AeroWeather QR codes can be scanned directly from device’s Camera app now
  • Widget: added option to hide airports without METAR/TAF in nearby mode
  • Small layout changes/optimizations (e.g., improved localizations)
  • Bug fixing and improved loading stability
  • The apps RosterBuster and myRoster now support easy transfer of groups/routes to AeroWeather Pro
  • Updated database (2018-03-29)

Version 2.2.1 (Feb 9th, 2018):

  • Added option to disable automatic loading of METAR/TAF data (if on, use manual refreshing)
  • Added instrument approach types per runway (US airports only)
  • Small layout changes/optimizations (e.g., added “any” selector to station search)
  • Bug fixing (e.g. crash when using 3D touch; proximity sort in groups; tap on webcam and radar images)
  • Updated database (2018-02-01)

Version 2.2 (Jan 19th, 2018):

  • Added free iMessages app to send raw METAR/TAF (to be used through iOS Messages app)
  • Added ISA temperature deviation (next to temperature in decoded METAR)
  • Improved results display for QuickSearch (always shows matching ICAO/IATA results before matching names)
  • Improved wind components for TAF
  • Data exchange format reads stations for widget and watch group (for other app developers; see documentation on web-site)
  • Small layout changes/optimizations
  • Bug fixing (e.g. CAT indicator; flightrule indicator; twilight +/-30min; proximity sort; scrolling in notes view; NOTAM format filter; watch app)
  • Updated database (2018-01-04)

Version 2.1 (Dec 11th, 2017):

  • Added again printing/PDF for METAR/TAF/groups (via sharing)
  • Added sharing of groups thru QR codes
  • Groups can be sorted by name
  • Improved station sorting by name
  • Runway section: AM/PM time format; removed decimals for wind components (now rounded)
  • Widget: decoded format now also shows FEW/SCT: option for raw TAF
  • Small layout changes/improvements
  • Many bugs fixed (e.g. large font size, CAT indicator; duplicate METARs; widget loading/settings; stuck TAFs)
  • Updated database (2017-12-04)

Version 2.0.2 (Nov 23rd, 2017):

  • Added access to map in station detail view (including pins for nearby stations)
  • Added option to remove moon data from station detail
  • Fixed AM/PM time format in TAF
  • Corrected widget data format (raw/decoded)
  • Small layout changes/improvements (e.g., position of refresh button)
  • Fixed issues with some Canadian radar images
  • Improved watch complication loading
  • Bug fixing (e.g., CAT indicator, duplicate METARs, webcams, proximity sort order, LT/UTC and flightrule in widget/watch)
  • Database update (2017-11-17)

Version 2.0.1 (Oct 31th, 2017):

  • Added missing in-app purchases for alerts and cloud synchronization

Version 2.0 (Oct 30th, 2017):

Major update with many improvements and new features.

  • Adaptive user interface (split screens, portrait/landscape support) with better layouting on all devices
  • Added support for 3D touch, drag and drop, detail page swiping, dynamic font sizes
  • Improved map view with direct access to stations details
  • Today widget with nearby stations mode
  • Redesigned Watch app:  includes now also TAFs and webcams; nearby stations mode
  • Alert notifications for METARs (needs to be unlocked)
  • CloudKit synchronisation for user groups (needs to be unlocked)
  • Added group with last 24 hours of earthquakes
  • Added ATC delays group (US only)
  • Added user weather images (AeroPix)
  • Added time-based station background (dark background during nighttime)
  • Added glossary
  • Added World Magnetic Model (WMM) for mag. variation calculations
  • Added support of URL scheme to launch app and show a station
  • Added open data exchange format to import/export data from/to other systems
  • Improved runway section now also showing TAF wind situation and runway surface type (mainly US only)
  • Improved notes section with multiple records per station
  • Improved radar and webcam view
  • Improved sharing and printing
  • Improved METAR/TAF loading
  • Updated airport database (2017-10-29)

Version 1.9.9 (Aug 9th, 2017):

  • Fixed bug that crashed app at startup when using iOS 9.2.x or lower.
  • Fixed bug that could cause app crash at startup due to malformatted NOTAMs.

Version 1.9.8 (Jul 21st, 2017):

  • This release is for a bug fix with iOS 11 public beta. Major updates of AeroWeather Lite and Pro are coming very soon.
  • Watch App stability improvements.

Version 1.9.7 (Jun 23rd, 2017):

  • Bug fixing (crashes for certain airports when loading NOTAMs)
  • Added option for optimized connectivity with SKYTRAC ISAT devices
  • Updated airport database (2017-06-17)

Version 1.9.6 (Mar 21st, 2017):

  • Fixed loading for SuperAWOS stations (US only)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated airport database (2017-03-12)

Version 1.9.5 (Feb 20th, 2017):

  • Minor decoder improvements (RVR and present weather)
  • TAF loading improvement7
  • Minor bug fixing in iOS app and watch app complication
  • Updated airport database (2017-02-14)

Version 1.9.4 (Dec 13th, 2016):

  • Fixed database updater loader
  • Fixed crashes when restoring user data
  • Minor NOTAM layout changes
  • Updated Airport Database (2016-12-08)

Version 1.9.3 (Nov 21st, 2016):

  • Fixed NOTAM loader (which might have caused crashes)
  • Minor layout changes
  • Various bug fixes in iOS app and watch app
  • Updated Airport Database (2016-11-04)

Version 1.9.2 (Oct 11th, 2016):

  • NOTAM: loader bugfixing; loads NOTAMs when using QuickSearch
  • NOTAM layout: added time stamp when data was loaded
  • Dropbox: migrated to API2 and minor layout change
  • Fixed delayed METAR/TAF loading for Brazilian airports
  • Minor layout changes and bug fixing)
  • Updated Airport Database (2016-10-11)

Version 1.9.1 (Sep 29th, 2016):

  • Improved widget colors
  • Bugfixing: raw TAF in detail view; database updater

Version 1.9 (Sep 26th, 2016):

  • Complete redesign of NOTAM section including automatic loading for all stations and offline mode (loading option in settings)
  • Customizations for watch complication (see settings in iPhone watch app) plus colored flightrule symbols
  • Added flags when sorting by country for better readability; added ‘TAF available’ indicator in overview list
  • Webcam display bug fix on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
  • Minor layout and bug fixes; improved watch connectivity
  • Updated Airport Database (2016-09-16)
  • Adapted for iOS 10 (e.g., widget)

Version 1.8.4 (May 13th, 2016):

  • Improved stability of watchOS 2 app/complication
  • Decoder improvements (e.g. QBB)
  • Changed database loader (for updates within app)
  • Changed NOTAM loader for faster and more efficient loading
  • Updated station/runway/radar/awos database
  • Last release for iOS 6

Version 1.8.3 (Feb 27th, 2016):

  • Decoder inprovements for turbulence/icing; Minor display and user interface issues
  • Bugfix: Fixed bug when editing groups
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar/awos database

Version 1.8.2 (as of Dec 3rd, 2015):

  • Added: Optimized for watchOS2 plus complication support for the modular watch face (first station in widget group is always displayed as complication); Japanese localization; Decoder: vertical visibility (VV) is now taken into account for flightrule determination
  • Bugfix: METAR decoding of RVR might have caused app to crash; Fixed Maldives data source; Minor display and user interface issues (e.g. flightrule icons)
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar/awos database

Version 1.8.1 (as of Sep 30th, 2015):

  • Added: Apple Watch: added dew point and humidity; METAR observation time in Glance; Today Widget: taping on airport now opens app with widget group
  • Bugfix: bug which sometimes caused empty group list view; RMK decoding (T field); broken open URL scheme (aeroweather://); minor display and user interface issues
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar/awos database

Version 1.8 (as of Jul 14th, 2015):

  • Added: Apple Watch app (incl. Glance) which uses widget group to display stations on watch; new option to sort groups alphabetically; more twilight options; app language selection; calling AWOS number optionally via Skype (if Skype is installed); AWOS numbers can also be called from iPad via handover from iPhone (for US stations only); improved Brazilian Portuguese translations
  • Bugfix: fixed today widget loading (frozen display at end of month); decoder and loading improvements; minor display and user interface issues
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database

Version 1.7.3 (as of Apr 28th, 2015):

  • Added: access to more Brazilian airports via Redemet; access to airport details and charts from iFlightplanner (US only); AWOS phone numbers (US only) can be called on iPad when using iPhone and iOS 8
  • Bugfix: improved loading for METAR/TAF/NOTAM; flightrule indicator bug when ceiling was missing; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.7.2 (as of Feb 17th, 2015):

  • Bugfix: widget loading; Dropbox login (on iPad/iOS 8); distance label in nearby group (on iPad); temp°F(°C) in list view; improved loading speed for TAF; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station/timezone/runway database

Version 1.7.1 (as of Jan 12th, 2015):

  • Added: more customizable widget (incl. up to 3 airports); temperature unit setting °F (°C); minor layout changes
  • Bugfix: deleting stations on iPad (iOS 8); widget loading; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station/timezone/runway database

Version 1.7 (as of Nov 14th, 2014):

  • Added: Today Widget (separate group); completely adapted to iPhone 6 screen sizes; minor layout changes
  • Bugfix: METAR Trend display; StationList action button crash; minor bugs; improved TAF loading
  • Data: updated station/runway database
  • Last update with iOS 5.1.1 support

Version 1.6.5 (as of Oct 8th, 2014):

  • Added: new icon; 3x icons
  • Bugfix: location permission (nearby group); decoding PROB in TAF; iOS 8 related issues (mainly on iPad)
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.6.4 (as of Sep 22nd, 2014):

  • Added: minor user interface improvements
  • Bugfix for iOS 8: decoded TAF display and toolbar on iPad
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.6.3 (as of Jul 28th, 2014):

  • Added: integrated latest Dropbox SDK; minor user interface improvements
  • Bugfix: group list view crash; data loader; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database
  • Removed: Facebook support on pre iOS6 devices

Version 1.6.2 (as of Apr 18th, 2014):

  • Added: QuickSearch on iPad for IATA, name, and country; mailing of selected NOTAMs
  • Bugfix: minor bugs
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database
  • Last update with iOS 4.3 support

Version 1.6.1 (as of Jan 25th, 2014):

  • Bug fixing: past METARs loading; import backup/Lite file; nightmode at startup
  • Minor UI changes
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database
  • Last update with iOS 4.3 support

Version 1.6 (as of Jan 9th, 2014):

  • iOS 7 design adaptation
  • Added: runway length filter in nearby list; minor layout changes in airport detail view and settings view; airports can be added at once in multiple searches (iOS 7 only); printing selected NOTAMs; map shows now all airports in group with flightrule color (iPad only); windchill (option)
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.5.2 (as of Aug 28th, 2013):

  • Added: NOAA heat index (option); added unit option (visibility); printing includes last 3 METARs now
  • Bugfix: minor bugs (decoder, user interface, notes length); improved TAF loading
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.5.1 (as of Jun 7th, 2013):

  • Added: Enable links in Notes section (e.g., for GoodReader); minor improvements; decoder additions; puts Backup File in iTunes Sharing
  • Bugfix: failed data loading in certain circumstances
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database

Version 1.5 (as of Apr 22nd, 2013):

  • Added: Polish localization, QuickSearch (for checking station without adding to list), gusts indicator in runway section, moon phase in days, nautical twilight times option
  • Bugfix: prevents possible crashes when loading data
  • Data: updated station/runway database

Version 1.4.9 (as of Feb 14th):

  • NOTAM loading bugfix (certificate)
  • Data: updated station/runway/radar database

Version 1.4.8 (as of Jan 26th, 2013):

  • Added: minor user interface changes
  • Data: updated station/runway/summertime database
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.4.7 (as of Nov 9th, 2012):

  • Bugfixing: offline caching; iPhone rotation with iOS6; length of notes field not limited (on iPhones)
  • Added: new Facebook SDK (iOS6 support); minor changes
  • Data: updated station/runway/summertime database
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.4.6 (as of Oct 3rd, 2012):

  • iOS 6 and iPhone 5 compatibility
  • Option for RMK decoding (more accurate temperature; US only)
  • Improved and optimized TAF data downloads
  • Minor bugfixing
  • Station/Radar/Runway/AWOS Database Update

Version 1.4.5 (as of Jul 30th, 2012):

  • Added new METAR/TAF data sources: SuperAWOS, Redemet, LFV, ADDS Data Server
  • Added Chinese localization
  • Added “Recover Mode” for startup problems in device settings
  • Downloadable Station/Radar/Runway/AWOS data (now between app releases possible)
  • Changes: METAR/TAF loading improvements; hours of past METAR data now selectable (in settings)
  • Decoder: mil color code icons in decoded overview list; minor decoder optimizations
  • Station/Radar/Runway/AWOS Database Update
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.4.4 (as of Apr 6th, 2012):

  • Bugs: DA Calculation; TAF loading
  • Station/Radar/Runways/AWOS Database Update
  • Decoder: visibility improvements; sea state (WxxSx); MIL color code icons (as option); Rxx/SNOCLO; Rx/vvvv
  • Added: Pull-to-Refresh detail page (iPhone only); import/export of groups (for sharing); backups now as attachments; remember last group
  • Changes: updated dropbox sdk to 1.2 & facebook to facebook-facebook-ios-sdk-6e15f95; use NSCacheDirectory for Webcams, NOTAMs, and Radar
  • Last release with iOS 3 support

Version 1.4.3 (as of Feb 9th, 2012):

  • TAF Bug Fixed
  • Station/Radar/Runways/AWOS Database Update
  • Minor Decoder Bugs Fixed

Version 1.4.2 (as of Dec 28th, 2011):

  • Settings: additional option for runways lengths in feet and meter; new option to use gusts (if available) in runway wind calculations
  • Decoder: improved visibility (M1/4SM and 11/2SM as 1.5SM); improved RMK in TAF
  • NOTAM: mail and print
  • Bugfix: increased stability at app startup
  • Station, runway, and summertime update

Version 1.4.1 (as of Nov 19th, 2011):

  • Added new localizations for Norwegian and Finnish
  • Twitter integration (iOS 5 only)
  • Improved startup loading time
  • General Bugfixes: possible crash at startup when updating app; distances in nearby group; NOTAM loading
  • Runways: fixed runway lengths; fixed crosswind arrows
  • Radar images: fixed Canadian images for WMN; fixed pinching on iPad
  • Decoder: added km visibility with directions; improved texts
  • Station, runway and summertime update

Version 1.4 (as of Sep 5th, 2011):

  • NOTAM in station detail view
  • Additional radar types velocity, percipitation (US only) and new overlays (higways, rivers), displays newest image first
  • New radar coverage (with loops) for Canada (by Environment Canada)
  • Optional calculations (PA, DA, FZL) in detail view
  • Dropbox: backup files can be deleted in app now; user can set individual directory path; improved error handling/messages
  • Smaller changes: distance/bearing info of station in “nearby-group”; both dewpoint & humidity in overview list (option in settings); additional sort order Country > ICAO; various minor layout changes
  • Bugfixes: various minor bugs, decoder optimisations and corrections
  • Station, runway and summertime update

Version 1.3.1 (as of May 28th, 2011):

  • Bugfixes settings are not saved when app was installed for first time
  • Updated station database and summertime periods

Version 1.3 (as of May 22nd, 2011):

  • Added webcams nearby airfields (provided by
  • Backup and restore user data with a Dropbox account (
  • Improved search with multiple selection
  • Radar images for Norway
  • Send TAF via SMS
  • Runway wind calculation include variation plus explanation
  • Bugfixes decoder: wind speeds > 99 kts; wrong pressure/visibility units; DST (summertime) in TAF; runway visual range crashes; windshears in TAF
  • Bugfixes general: stuck app when selecting stations (iPad only); sun/moon times with xx:30 timezones; various minor bugs
  • Updated station database and summertime periods

Version 1.2.1 (as of Jan 6th, 2011):

  • Loading button to refresh all groups (at once)
  • Runway wind calculations based on current data
  • Sharing METAR of individual station to Facebook
  • Retain search filter selection when quitting app
  • Shaking iPhone in detail view will refresh data
  • Decoder: added windshear interpetation in TAF
  • Bugs: crash when METAR observation date/time is ahead of current time and list is in “decoded” view; crash when changing station after map/radar was shown (iPad); dawn was shown instead sunrise (when twilight option was off), minor fixes
  • Station DB Update

Version 1.2 (as of Dec 5th, 2010):

  • Universal app (iPhone & iPad)
  • Printing* of stations in a group and printing of individual station (raw METAR and TAF only)
  • SMS* METAR of individual station (iPhone only)
  • Mail METAR/TAF of individual station
  • Animated radar images (for US airports only)
  • Pins of surround stations in map view
  • New station list options: display both IATA and ICAO; choice between rel. humidity and dewpoint
  • New unit option: runway length (ft or m)
  • Raw METAR and TAF in detail view are Copy-enabled
  • Country names localized (db)
  • Added new localizations: Portuguese (Brazilian), Danish, and Swedish
  • Minor UI changes
  • Bugs: 1h offset DST; Radar image loading; RVR decoding; state of runway decoding
  • Station database update

*printing requires at least iOS 4.2
*SMS requires at least iOS 4.0

Version 1.1.1 (as of Aug 26th, 2010):

  • Dutch localization
  • Minor changes: enhanced overview list setting with user choice of ICAO/IATA and humidity/dewpoint in decoded station list
  • Bugs fixes: crash notification when auto loading was switched on; crash when editing stations in raw mode; wind direction indicator
  • Station database & summertime Update
  • Country names localized to available languages (display and search)

Version 1.1 (as of Jul 29th, 2010):

  • Runway data for most airfields
  • Moon data (rise, set phase) for all stations
  • Spanish localization
  • Minor changes: displays IATA code in overview list when sorted by IATA, improved selection in nearby stations list, displays number of station within a group in overview list, option to choose white background in overview list, new group sort order: by proximity
  • Decoder changes: displays also “from” day in TAF intervals
  • Bugs fixes: local time calculation, moving stations & groups
  • Station database & summertime Update
  • iOS4 compatibility (restore data, high resolution labels)

Version 1.0 (as of Jun 30th, 2010):

  • Initial version