AeroWeather Pro Version History

Version 2.5.2 (Dec 9th, 2018):
  • Added Siri shortcuts for METARs
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2018-12-08)

Version 2.5.1 (Nov 16th, 2018):

  • Support for new iPad devices
  • Improved decoding of METAR/TAF present weather codes
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing (e.g., data loading, watch complication)
  • Database update (2018-11-12)

Version 2.5 (Oct 18th,2018):

  • Added dedicated METAR/TAF data source option (as in-app purchase). Due to occasional service issues with public data services we offer now access to METAR/TAF from a certified ANSP through dedicated and redundant servers.
  • Added satellite background maps and re-arranged wind indicator in runway diagram
  • Watch: added support for new complications on Series 4
  • Watch: improved speed of data loading when switching between list and nearby view
  • Fixed issue for Canadian NOTAMs (when preferred format option was set to “ICAO”)
  • Bug fixing (e.g., data loading)
  • Support for new devices (iPhone and Watch)
  • Notifications are grouped by airport on iOS 12
  • Update to latest world magnetic variation model (WMM2015v2)
  • Database update (2018-10-14)

Version 2.4.2 (Aug 12th, 2018):

  • Added option to assign a predefined flag (like departure or alternate) to stations (per group) for better usability (req. iOS 11 or higher). Swipe station in list from left to right to access it. For stations in a group this flag will also be synchronized among all devices.
  • Fixed and improved METAR read out texts: added entire cloud segment; minus temperatures; visibility; wind
  • Added monospace font for raw METAR/TAF also in widget (if enabled in settings)
  • Minor bug fixing

Version 2.4.1 (Jul 28th, 2018):

  • Added read out METAR (similar to ATIS) when swiping a station in list to the right (English voice only; req. iOS 11 or higher)
  • Added flexible configuration of data shown in large modular watch complication (use ooo-button in “Apple Watch” group on your iPhone)
  • Small layout optimizations (map annotations) and translations improvements
  • Bug fixing (historic METAR time periods, widget layout, alert deactivation in notifications, crash fixes, watch data loading)
  • Database update (2018-07-17)

Version 2.4 (Jul 6th, 2018):

  • Added diagram view for runways
  • Added option in settings for automatic night mode
  • Added option in settings for raw data displayed with monospace font
  • Small layout optimizations
  • Bug fixing (incl. watch complication and watch app) and improved stability

Version 2.3.2 (Jun 19th, 2018):

  • Improved data loading stability
  • Improved coverage of airports for alerts
  • Watch: improved loading and complication display
  • Small layout optimizations
  • Minor internal bug fixing
  • Improved translations
  • Updated airport database (2018-06-16)

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