Category Archives: Meteorology

easyJet taps Met Office for dedicated service

The British Met Office is to provide on-site meteorological services for UK low cost carrier easyJet as part of a new five year partnership. The … More ››

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Vaisala nets FAA runway safety contract

Vaisala has signed a multi-year contract with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to deliver eighty Runway Visual Range (RVR) systems and sub-systems. These systems … More ››

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easyJet taps AVTECH for Aventus NowCast

UK low cost carrier easyJet is to implement AVTECH’s Aventus NowCast Full Flight solution. A first phase of the agreement will run in Switzerland for … More ››

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MPAR field tests herald commercial promise

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory, have completed successful field tests of Multifunction Phased Array Radar technology (MPAR). The … More ››

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In The Loop

A new study has found a connection between climate and airline flight times, suggesting a feedback loop could exist between the carbon emissions of aircraft … More ››

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Carrington-L5 to provide 5-day space weather

A UK consortium is proposing an operational mission called Carrington-L5 to give a five-day warning of hazardous solar activity that could inflict severe damage on … More ››

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Air Berlin to trial Full Flight Aventus

AVTECH Sweden has struck an agreement with Air Berlin to implement its Aventus NowCast Full Flight solution for airberlin’s operations into and between Berlin, Zurich, … More ››

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Honeywell FMS to support Virgin fuel efficiency

Virgin Atlantic Airways will be the first airline to install Honeywell’s new flight management service to help airlines increase efficiency and improve fuel conservation. The … More ››

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Rockwell Collins to develop NASA sonic boom display tool for pilots

Rockwell Collins has been awarded a two-year contract by NASA to develop a conceptual cockpit display that will provide a visual representation of sonic boom … More ››

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Raytheon to transform US aviation weather data

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon a $77 million contract to build weather processing technology and display infrastructure for use throughout the National … More ››

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