Category Archives: Meteorology

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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Riding The Perfect Storm

A volcanic ash cloud, heavy snow and industrial action by air traffic controllers formed a perfect storm in 2010 that stopped the anticipated recovery of … More ››

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AVTECH, Southwest Airlines strike Aventus NowCast deal

AVTECH Sweden and Southwest Airlines, the largest US domestic carrier, have struck a deal to rolllout AVTECH’s Aventus NowCast Descent offering across the airline’s entire … More ››

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WSI expands global flight tracking

WSI Corporation has announced substantial global coverage expansion for aircraft being tracked within WSI Fusion. An essential platform for critical flight decisions at over 80 … More ››

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AVTECH, Panasonic team on Aventus NowCast

Sweden’s AVTECH is partnering with Panasonic Avionics to develop additional weather solution capabilities that help enhance the value of AVTECH’s Aventus family. In addition, Panasonic, … More ››

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Blow Hard

Julian Green reports on an innovative US wind profiling initiative at Juneau Airport. Turbulence around Juneau Airport, Alaska is legendary. As Ken Williams, senior captain … More ››

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Boeing wind updates to optimise Qatar ops

Boeing and Qatar Airways have struck a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind … More ››

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American Airlines debuts Rockwell Collins MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar

Rockwell Collins today unveiled its new MultiScan ThreatTrack™ weather radar, which provides unprecedented atmospheric threat assessment capabilities for air transport aircraft. The company will be … More ››

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Southwest forecasts weather with water vapour

Southwest Airlines has completed installation of Water Vapour Sensing Systems (WVSS-II) on 87 Boeing 737 aircraft. The water vapour initiative, a result of a partnership … More ››

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