Professional pilots are required to go back for training regularly, at least once or twice a year. Can the rest of us afford to do any less?
The new Visibility Estimation through Image Analytics (VEIA) algorithm uses existing FAA weather cameras to provide visibility estimates based on an automated comparison of current conditions to clear day images. This provides pilots with an easy-to-use online planning tool incorporating real-time visual information to mitigate the effects of weather, according to FAA officials.
It’s a different kind of fundraiser: The Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum in Atchison, Kansas, is offering the public a chance to have cocktails or dinner in Amelia’s family dining room.