In-Flight Weather Reports

When an ordinary person wants weather, he or she can just turn to the Weather Channel. Airline pilots need up-to-the-minute, accurate reports, and a new satellite-guided weather information system makes sure they'll get it. Charles Scanlon of NASA's Langley Research Center and Richard "Skeet" Gifford, a United Airlines Pilot, discuss CWIN -- the Cockpit Weather Information Needs project.

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