Last fall, the Collaborative Convective Forecast Product (CCFP) was automated, becoming the Computerized Convective Forecast Product, allowing the Aviation Weather Center to expand CCFP coverage to 24 hours a day, year round. As a result, a new collaborative product was needed, and after years of work the Collaborative Aviation Weather Statement (CAWS) has been implemented. CAWS can highlight specific, smaller areas of concern. Air traffic managers will be able to make more accurate decisions regarding traffic management initiatives, and CAWS will help to reduce weather related delays throughout the national airspace system, said John Kosak, a specialist with NBAA’s Air Traffic Services, who advised Members to make CAWS a part of their flight-planning routine. .
The FAA is postponing implementation of certain changes to the Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes until spring 2023, when an initiative to improve efficiencies for traffic to and from the Florida Metroplex, including more than 150 new or modified routes, will culminate.
A spate of pilot deviations on the RUDDY 6 SID procedure at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport has led NBAA and other stakeholders to advise further caution to flightcrews when setting up their aircrafts’ flight management systems to fly a SID.
If business takes you to the Las Vegas, NV, area April 28-May 1, 2022, in anticipation of increased traffic due to the NFL Draft, the Las Vegas TRACON issued a NOTAM that establishes a prior permission required (PPR) program for unscheduled and transient general aviation flights.
The remaining changes to the Northeast Corridor Atlantic Coast Routes project should be completed before the end of 2022, completing a multi-year initiative designed to reduce delays and improve efficiencies for traffic to and from the Florida Metroplex.