'Smart Weather' Delivered On the Ground, On the Road, In the
world’s largest commercial weather services provider, just
announced the release of AviationWatch(tm) at the National Business
Administration Association (NBAA) Annual Meeting and Convention.
AviationWatch provides "Smart Weather" briefing and alerting
capabilities to pilots on the ground, on the road, and in the
On the ground, Meteorlogix 'Smart Weather' powers MxVision
AviationSentry(tm) FBOs, corporate flight departments, and
helicopter operations. The PC-based weather system is designed to
give pilots fast, accurate and comprehensive briefings.
'Smart Weather' functionality includes PrecipTimer(tm), an
exclusive capability providing the exact start and stop times of
precipitation at specific locations, such as an airport or FBO.
Alarms can be set to give advanced warning of approaching severe
weather. In addition, Lightning Manager(tm) monitors real-time
lightning strikes and sounds an alarm when a strike occurs within a
designated coverage area.
On the road, MxVision AviationSentry Online(tm) gives pilots
access to a full-featured weather briefing wherever they have
access to the Internet. The online product offers pilots continuity
with the same visual display as the PC-based product.
The 'Smart Weather'
functionality provides a mobile 'tap on the shoulder' with
customizable, location-based weather monitoring and alerts
delivered via cell phone or pager.
In the air, Meteorlogix services come to you through leading
organizations which deliver its 'Smart Weather' to the cockpit,
including Control Vision, Echo Flight/Garmin, ARINC, and ARNAV.
Using existing ground-to-air datalink capabilities (voice or text),
pilots receive real-time, location-specific weather information and
alerts in the cockpit. With thousands of pilots relying on 'Smart
Weather' everyday, Meteorlogix has quickly established itself as
the leader for in-cockpit weather.
"The introduction of our patent-pending 'Smart Weather'
briefings and alerting capabilities for
pilots on the ground and in the air is another example of our
commitment to delivering breakthrough solutions to the aviation
industry," said Robert Gordon, chief executive officer,