Tag: Weather

Laying the Groundwork of Global Standardization for UAS

Key Take Away: The F38 committee has a goal to set clear strategy for identifying and expediently developing high quality standards for safe, routine UAS operations in the civil airspace, globally. Minimum safety, performance, and flight proficiency requirements Quality assurance that aircraft manufacturing conforms to design criteria Production acceptance tests and procedures A baseline plan…
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Weather woes

BY KEITH BUTTON|FEBRUARY 2022 Safely moving cargo and passengers among buildings and just over treetops will require unique weather information. Keith Button looks at ideas for collecting and delivering the required forecasts and real-time knowledge of conditions. The helicopter crash that killed basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others was a tragic example of the dangers…
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TruWeather Solutions Joins With Iris Automation for UAS Weather-Enhanced Ground-Based Surveillance | UAS VISION

Under this alliance, Iris will integrate TruWeather’s cost-effective weather sensors into Iris Automation’s Casia G ground-based surveillance system (GBSS). This meshed network will provide real-time integrated communications, collision avoidance and micro-weather data to operators.

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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N.Y. Test Site Assesses Weather Effects on UAS

Don Berchoff, co-founder of TruWeather, says, “TruWeather envisions a day when weather alerts and predictions are specifically tailored for each drone. A weather simulator to test and certify drones in varying weather conditions can enable development of drone-specific weather analytics to increase drone safety, productivity and revenue generation.”

TruWeather Solutions Helps Weather-Sensitive Businesses Cut Costs

TruWeather Solutions works to help weather-sensitive businesses and government agencies recover lost profits.