Virga App: Pocket PIREPs

For PIREPs, real-time smartphone photos add another layer of awareness. Virga does it for free.

That high-quality smartphone pic you shot of the overcast layer as you climbed on top makes for a good Facebook post, but it’s even better as part of a PIREP. That’s what a new app called Virga does. Think of it as the social media of PIREPs, and it’s growing users for good reason. MORE […]
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Editor in Chief Larry Anglisano has been a staple at Aviation Consumer since 1995. An active land, sea and glider pilot, Larry has over 30 years’ experience as an avionics repairman and flight test pilot. He’s the editorial director overseeing sister publications Aviation Safety magazine, IFR magazine and is a regular contributor to KITPLANES magazine with his Avionics Bootcamp column. When he’s not writing, Larry is working on a collection of guitar compositions for the upcoming Flying n’ Jazz production.