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The Danger to Drone Operations in Estimating Cloud Heights Using “Rules of Thumb”

Recently, it came to our attention a software company was coding a product that uses a temperature and dewpoint spread technique to estimate cloud bases. Weather is a complex science, and while we all seek to simplify our understanding to cope with the weather, there is a reason aviation weather services are the most regulated…
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TruWeather and Drone Industry Systems Corp Partner for Smart Rooftop or Ground Vertiports, a Scalable UAS/AAM Infrastructure Solution

By: Dawn Zoldi Two companies, TruWeather Solutions and Drone Industry Systems Corporation (DISC), have teamed up to provide a holistic infrastructure solution for the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and advanced air mobility (AAM) industry. Read full story at DroneLife.com https://dronelife.com/2021/10/07/smart-rooftop-or-ground-vertiports-truweather-and-drone-industry-systems-corp/

Drones are flying into weather data deserts. Can they be stopped?

Unseen weather conditions can significantly impact drone delivery operations, including grounding flights Brian Straight, managing editor, Modern Shipper  Jen had spent weeks looking for the perfect toy for her daughter for Christmas. Then she found it online and placed the order. Only days before Christmas, she chose drone delivery as the delivery option because the…
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Reporting Weather in the Aviation Safety Reporting System Helps in Building a Better Weather Service

As the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) begins flying more frequent and scalable Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) operations, weather will become more impactful to conducting operations.  To better understand those impacts and develop solutions to improve services, TruWeather has been collecting data and working in the field with remote pilots to improve our services. For instance, we have…
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TruWeather Solutions and Spire Announce a Commercial Relationship to Enhance TruFlite V360° Precision and Accuracy Across the Globe

Simplifies Operator Weather Workflow in One Interface While Meeting FAA Part 107 Weather Minimums April 29, 2021 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time RESTON, V.A. & SAN FRANCISCO & SYRACUSE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TruWeather Solutions (“TruWeather”), a leading micro weather data and analytics company, and Spire Global, Inc. (“Spire”), a leading global provider of space-based data and analytics, announced today that…
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TruWeather Solutions Releases TruFlite V360° SaaS Weather for Commercial Drone Pilots and Air Taxis

TruFlite V360° Simplifies Operator Weather Workflow in One Interface While Meeting FAA Part 107 Weather Minimums Reston, VA and Syracuse, NY/ February 21, 2021 – TruWeather Solutions, a leading micro weather data and analytics company, announces the launch of the TruFlite V360° digital UAS Weather Workbook web application. The application provides drone operators a simple,…
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Varon Vehicles and TruWeather Solutions Announce Strategic Collaboration for VTOL

There are many components involved in VTOL operations and weather management will play a key role.

Leadership and Meaningful Results for Historical COVID Drone Delivery

The NUAIR Chief Operations Officer, Tony Basile, was surprised. None of the traditional weather outlets were calling for such wind. That being said, Tony knew keeping the schedule for an 11 AM “No Go” would disappoint the media outlets, dignitaries, and others if cancelled. Therefore, Tony moved the scheduled Friday flight from 11 AM to 9:30 AM. YES…he rescheduled based on a more accurate weather forecast.

TruWeather Solutions Playing Key Operational Role During FAA UPP2 At New York UAS Test Site

TruWeather Solutions (TWS) continues to support Phase 2 of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) Pilot Program (UPP) at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, New York. UPP Phase 2 will showcase capabilities and services that support high-density UAS operations, including remote identification services and public safety…
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TruFlite MyRadar Brings an Industry-Leading Weather Radar Nowcast to UAS Operational Decision Making

Pop-up showers and thunderstorms may develop while flying, causing operations to cease. Uncertainty about what will happen with showers or storms in the next hour or two may cause a team to hang around waiting for a break in the weather only to never complete client requirements and flights that day.