Web cameras located at airfields and mountain passes in Alaska have been helping pilots make aviation weather assessments for nearly a decade. But the system, which currently provides “augmented” weather information at 82 locations across the state, was set up as a trial program without long-term support. That has changed. The FAA has made an “investment decision,” which formally establishes the agency’s weather camera program. AOPA and other Alaska aviation organizations have been pushing hard for this technology. Read more on AOPA Online.
January 25, 2008