Ensure that all meteorologists are aware of ACARS.
Present a brief history of aircraft weather data.
Discuss data quality and availability
Demonstrate how the FSL ACARS web page is used to display the data
Show how ACARS will be displayed on AWIPS
Present applications of ACARS data from meteorologistsin airline and NWSFO’s (including CWSUs and national centers)
Training Session Options
VISITview playback without Audio – You may step through the VISITview file on your own to view the presentation. If talking points are available, you may use these in tandem with going through the slides.
After extracting the files into that directory click on the visitlocal.bat file to start the lesson. Advance slides on your own using the navigation controls (i.e., the Next button will advance to the next slide)
Talking points are available for this lesson and may be printed out to easily review the session in detail at any time.