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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..

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