Category Archives: Meteorology

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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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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