|Participants in AWDE collaborating with the TCF desk via Google Hangouts|
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Participant feedback in AWDE for Day 3
Day three in AWDE featured guest participants from the NWS weather forecast office, flight standards, pilot subject matter experts, and Traffic Flow Management specialists. Participants evaluated the final issued TCF products and commented on the value of having only areas of high confidence being displayed.
The HEMS flight rule product was also examined by users today. The 15 minute update rate was a large portion of the positive feedback. With rapidly changing weather, it is important to get faster update rates. Participants also valued the larger coverage area in the RU-RTMA product. Specific to flight planning, users want to see separate ceiling and visibility products rather than a combined product.