CAVOK should be 21SM and not 6SM!

It seems that the METAR Code „CAVOK“ translates on IF airports into a standard 6SM weather pattern (i.e. gloomy fog). This makes no sense as CAVOK means excellent weather with great visibility and nothing to report!

This should be changed to 21SM…!

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Hello!

CAVOK is actually 10km minimum and 6SM is equal to 9,6km, so i’d say it’s pretty accurate :) Not 100% spot on, but 6SM is closer to 10km than 7SM which would be 11,2km.

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