FPAW Annual 2012 - Orlando, FL

FPAW Annual 2012 - Orlando, FL



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October 31, 2012

1:00 - 1:20 Welcome and Overview - Bob Lamond, Bruce Carmichael
1:20 - 1:35 History and Planning for FPAW (Warren Qualley)

1:35 - 2:35 Segment 1: Active Incorporation of Training in the Use of Weather Tools - (Rick Heuwinkel, Mark Huberdeau, Kevin Johnston, Nathan Polderman, John Kosak, Melissa McCaffrey, John McCarthy

2:35 - 3:05 Segment 2: Volcanic Ash - (Cecilia Miner)

  • Airline meteorologist perspective on volcanic ash (Randy Baker)
  • U.S. Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (Cecilia Miner)
  • Tokyo Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (Jun Ryuzaki) ,
  • Volcanic Ash and the Part 121 Pilot (Tim Miner)

3:30 - 4:00 Segment 3: New Capabilities of Airborne Radar - (Joe Burns, Bill Watts, Cheri Haynes, Craig Peterson)

4:00 - 5:00 Segment 4: Data Centric Weather - The World is Embracing WMO and ICAO - (Alfred Moosakhanian, Mark Miller, (pdf) Stan Benjamin, Matt Taylor, Ron Guy)

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November 1, 2012

9:00 - 10:00 Segment 5: ATM/Weather Integration - (Steve Abelman, Kevin Johnston, Matt Fronzak, Kevin Stone, John Lanicci, Rick Curtis, Rick Heuwinkel, Brian Hughes)
10:00 - 11:00 Segment 6: Turbulence - (Tom Fahey)

  • Causes/Types of Turbulence Hazards for Aviation - (Bob Sharman) (Panel: Tom Fahey, Matt Taylor)
  • Turbulence Problems that Aviation Decision Makers Face - (Bill Watts, Matt Tucker) (Panel: Geri Jarrett, Matt Fronzak)
  • Turbulence Measurements and EDR Standardization - (Sal Catapano) (Panel: Matt Fronzak, Bob Sharman, Matt Taylor)
  • Verification - (Jennifer Mahoney) (Panel: Bob Sharman, Matt Taylor, Bill Watts)
  • Integration of Turbulence Information - (Mark Bradley) (Panel: Tom Fahey, Matt Fronzak, Jennifer Mahoney, Bob Sharman, Matt Taylor, Matt Tucker)

11:15 - 12:15 Segment 7: Weather Reporting From Aircraft - (Rocky Stone)

  • WMO AMDAR Program Overview (Bryce Ford)
  • Aircraft Weather Observations with the Water Vapor Sensing System (WVSS-II) (Bryce Ford)
  • The Aircraft Weather Observation Contribution to NextGen (Mark Bradley)
  • Potential Reporting of Met Parameters Using ADS-B and Enabled Applications and The Potential of an Aircraft Derived Met Data Services (Steven Darr, Rocky Stone)

1:15 - 2:15 Segment 8: Weather Technology in the Cockpit - (Gary Pokodner)

  • Introduction and update on the FAA's Weather Technology in the Cockpit (WTIC) Program (Gary Pokodner)
  • MET training for pilots to include: ongoing training research, impacts of training, and current training issues (John Lanicci)
  • Industry advancement for providing MET technology and MET information to Part 121 cockpits (Jean-Michel Roy)
  • GA perspective on advancements in GA MET technology and information for GA cockpits (Melissa McCaffrey)
  • Discussion on metrics for quantifying errors in MET information and their impacts on flight operations (Michael McPartland)
  • Variations in pilot performance resulting from different commercially representative MET presentations (Ulf Ahlstrom)
  • MET-related advisory circulars and the FAA perspective on their impacts on weather technology in the cockpit (Roger Sultan)


2:15 - 3:15 Segment 9: Terminal Weather Forecasts and Traffic Flow Management (TFM) Decisions - (Kevin Johnston)

  • Industry perspective on how terminal weather forecasts are used in TFM planning (Tom Lloyd)
  • Government perspective on weather requirements for TFM; capabilities and new initiatives to meet requirements; and some new verification procedures (Kevin Stone, Jennifer Mahoney)

3:30 - 4:30 Segment 10: Quantifying Monetary Impacts of Forecasts (Bryce Ford)

  • Introduction (Bryce Ford)
  • U.S. Government Activities (Kevin Stone, Mike Robinson)
  • Airline Activities (Rick Curtis, Tom Fahey, Randy Baker)
  • Business Aircraft and General Aviation Activities (John Kosak)
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