Category Archives: Meteorology

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 ››

Leave a comment

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off

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 ››

Comments Off