Distance learning training for aviation forecasters: The impact of weather on air traffic management
The module provides instruction and exercises on the following subjects:
FAA and NWS missions and their partnership History and structure of the FAA Skills and knowledge of air traffic controllers Air traffic control (ATC) and phases of flight ATC traffic initiatives and phraseology Weather impact on each phase of flight What traffic managers do to minimize impact A description of how briefings to FAA personnel can be improved through applying this new understanding
The intended audience is the forecaster at a CWSU. However, any meteorologist who provides services to the FAA would benefit from taking the module. It is free to anyone and available online at http://meted.ucar.edu.
Supplementary URL: http://meted.ucar.edu/nas/