Category Archives: Meteorology

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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Honeywell launches real-time weather view

Honeywell Aerospacehas released version 1 of a new online weather service that will provide pilots with continuously updated, in-flight weather information. The Weather Information Service, … More ››

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Vaisala releases top 10 lightning flash days

Vaisala which monitors lightning activity around the world has released the Top 10 lightning flash days in 2014 as detected by its National Lightning Detection … More ››

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WSI predictive analytics to minimise disruption

WSI Corporation has enhanced its Fusion flight operations platform with some new airport and flight monitoring features in its Predictive Analytics Package. These provide a … More ››

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BA equips with volcanic ash prototype

ZEUS, a device developed by the British Met Office and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to improve our understanding of atmospheric volcanic ash distribution, … More ››

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Avtech, SWA go live with Aventus NowCast

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have together recorded a significant milestone with the Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the carrier’s … More ››

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FAA launches airport safety video series

The Federal Aviation Administration has launched a new safety information video series for airport operators and airport employees. The videos will provide the airport community … More ››

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Australia selects Vaisala detection sensors

Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has signed a contract with Vaisala for the delivery of Vaisala Present Weather Sensors at a value of €3.2 million. The … More ››

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NASA to supply critical data over remote Alaska

NASA’s Traffic and Atmospheric Information for General Aviation (TAIGA) technology system is capable of showing pilots the altitude of nearby terrain via colour. Yellow identifies … More ››

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