Category Archives: Meteorology

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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Vaisala releases advanced total lightning sensor

Vaisala introduces its new Advanced Total Lightning sensor, the LS7002, offering the latest in precision lightning technology. It is the first, non-VHF, lightning detection sensor … More ››

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Bayanat deploys first ME Windtracer lidar

Bayanat Airports Engineering & Supplies in collaboration with Lockheed Martin has installed the region’s first WindTracer lidar (light detection and ranging) system at Dubai International … More ››

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VIDEO: easyJet creates first ever significant ash cloud for testing

UK carrier easyJet along with its partners Airbus and Nicarnica Aviation has completed the final stage of testing for the AVOID (Airborne Volcanic Object Identifier … More ››

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Metron supports Euro weather checks

Metron Aviation and its partner Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) are forming a consortium to support Eurocontrol with risk assessments of air traffic management disruptions. Such … More ››

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Xsight Systems launches SnowWize

Xsight Systems, a developer and provider of advanced runway sensor solutions, announces its new SnowWize solution for snow depth measurement on airport runways. SnowWize, based … More ››

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New ATC training from UK Met Office

The Met Office, a UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) certified training organisation, is to launch a Restricted Observing Course for air traffic controllers. The Met … More ››

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