AVIATION WEATHER FORUM
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AVIATION WEATHER FORUM. Bethesda, Maryland July 25 -26, 2000. General Aviation's Training Need. GA is not like the airlines. GA aircraft/pilots are less weather tolerant. 65 weather accidents - 54 Fatal 70% VFR into IMC (40 fatal acc.). Need more information - Less data. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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AVIATION WEATHER FORUMBethesda, MarylandJuly 25 -26, 2000
GA is not like the airlines
GA aircraft/pilots are less weather tolerant65 weather accidents - 54 Fatal70% VFR into IMC (40 fatal acc.).
Need more information - Less data1-800-Can I Get There
Never try to teach a pig to sing.You wont like the resultsIt annoys the pig.
Training attempts to compensate for poorly designed systemsEasier to train new pilots?Or?Reduce the level of complexitySimplify and improve utility.
What part of cloud dont you understand ...Ink Blot Test
VFR not recommendedLegitimate - sometimes Over warning - cry wolf..
PIREPsWhere is the weather?Can I get there?In flight/on the ground.
PIREP system - ImprovementMOREPirepsDisseminationFeedback to NWSFix the forecast.
TrainingHot stoves work- predictablyThe weather does not
Training Using ScenariosThe virtual worldThe real worldCase studies.
Simplify Weather InformationTeach pilots to think like meteorologists?Teach meteorologists to think like pilots?
ASFs Role1000+ free weather seminars10,000 free videotapes in 1999The Web siteResearch.
SIMPLE = SAFE!www.aopa.org/asf1-800-USA-AOPA..