Fri, Feb 27, 2004
Offered As Standard Avionics Option
WSI Corporation and Mooney Airplane Company has
announced the availability of WSI InFlight as a Standard
Avionics Option on all new Mooney aircraft.
The FAA-certified WSI InFlight AV200 system will be offered in
combination with the Garmin-AT Apollo MX20 multifunctional
New Mooney aircraft
owners will be able to select the option prior to completion of the
airframe. Mooney claims the system improves pilots' situational
awareness by delivering WSI NOWrad radar mosaic weather imagery and
other mission critical aviation weather information directly into
the cockpit during flight.
A number of the Mooney Service Centers, including the Kerrville,
Texas location are already retrofitting existing Mooney aircraft
with WSI InFlight systems. Existing Mooney owners interested in the
system should contact their service center for more
"Customers purchasing a new Mooney aircraft are looking for
performance. WSI InFlight augments a fantastic series of airplanes
with the critical information that allows owners to get the most
out of their investment."
Nicolas Chabbert, Executive Vice President, Mooney Airplane
Company added, "WSI InFlight is the ultimate weather data-link on
the market. For our customers who want the best, there is no other
option." Continued Chabbert, "That is why Mooney is offering WSI
InFlight as an option."
The WSI InFlight system uses satellite technology to
continuously broadcast the most accurate, up-to-date weather and
related mission critical information to any aircraft equipped with
WSI's special purpose antenna and receiver. WSI InFlight
delivers a radar mosaic, WSI's NOWrad(R), depicting areas of
rain, snow and mixed precipitation, along with echo tops and
movement, graphical and textual surface observations (METARs) and
Terminal Area Forecasts (TAFs), plotted SIGMETs and AIRMETs direct
to the cockpit.
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