This is the audio version of a live presentation from the FAA Safety Center in Oshkosh Wisconsin during AirVenture 2018.
The full video presentation can be access here: https://www.faasteamtv.com/SafetyCenter/WTIC2018
The Weather Technology in the Cockpit (WTIC) program is an FAA NextGen weather research program that researches how weather is presented to pilots and what information is insufficient or missing, and potential means to deliver enhanced weather information, presentations and technology for the cockpit.
WTIC research develops, verifies, and validates Minimum Weather Service (MinWxSvc) recommendations for FAR Parts 91 (general aviation), 121 (commercial), and 135 (business) operations to address weather information presentation shortfalls in order to enhance pilot weather decision-making in advance of encountering adverse weather conditions.
The WTIC program researches ways to improve:
• cockpit weather information
• pilot understanding and interpretation of cockpit weather information and technologies
• weather information training
• operational inefficiencies and safety risks associated with these gaps and shortfalls in cockpit weather information