Weather Eye

November 1, 2018 0

John Croft reports on how FAA weather researchers are working to put more smarts in weather cameras to give pilots in remote areas a better way to establish visibility at airports and en route waypoints. […]


TU Delft academics use aircraft as weather stations

October 17, 2018 0

To fly safely, aircraft need accurate updates on wind and temperature. Together, aircraft can also act as a sensor network that provides information to make weather models and predictions better, researchers at Delft University of […]


FABEC receives award for groundbreaking work

October 8, 2018 0

ATCA 2018 FABEC has been awarded the David J. Hurley Memorial Award for Aviation Traffic Management at the Air Traffic Control Association ATCA Annual Conference and Exposition. The ATCA award gives special recognition for outstanding […]


Vaisala acquires wind lidar expert Leosphere

October 5, 2018 0

Vaisala has strengthened its position in remote wind sensing by acquiring Leosphere. Vaisala is acquiring all the shares in Leosphere, a French company specialising in developing, manufacturing and servicing turnkey wind lidar (light detection and […]


Met Office to support LHR with airfield oversight

June 21, 2018 0

The UK Met Office will continue to support the smooth running of London Heathrow Airport after signing a new seven-year contract to provide on-site meteorologists and bespoke forecasts for the airfield. For the first time […]