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 NTSB Holds Forum on Pilot Weather Reporting

​WASHINGTON — Meteorologists, air traffic control specialists, representatives from airlines, the general aviation community and others are among those leading discussion about the need to improve the pilot weather reporting (PIREP) and dissemination process scheduled for June 21-22, 2016. The forum will also address future improvements and emerging technologies that may provide greater pilot awareness of weather conditions.

NTSB Member Robert Sumwalt will chair the forum and provide opening and closing remarks.

Event:
NTSB PIREP Forum.
Link to the webcast - http://ntsb.capitolconnection.org/

Date/Time:
June 21-22, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (EDT)

Location:
NTSB Board Room and Conference Center
429 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594

The forum agenda along with a list of participants and their biographies and related material is available on the NTSB's PIREP Forum webpage: www.ntsb.gov/PIREPs.

The forum is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

Live Webcast: The forum can be viewed via webcast at: http://ntsb.capitolconnection.org/. An archived webcast of the forum will be posted to the NTSB website several days after the event. The webcast will be available for 90 days.

Those interested in participating in the forum but who are unable to attend may submit an inquiry or provide insights at PIREP.Forum@ntsb.gov.

News release announcing PIREP forum: http://go.usa.gov/chtDx

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
Peter Knudson
(202) 314-6100
peter.knudson@ntsb.gov

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