Having accurate, reliable weather data accessible no matter where your flight takes you is key for pilots around the world. Unexpected weather events, such as fast-moving storms or high winds, can severely impact flight safety. Providing access to real time winds, temperatures, and airport conditions gives pilots the tools they need to operate flights safely and efficiently around the world. Collins Aerospace provides up-to-the-minute information to ensure our customers can make the best decisions based on both current weather conditions and whatever might lie ahead.
Weather data provided by Collins Aerospace is used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to monitor weather conditions when they begin to impact flight plans.
In coordination with others in the industry, Collins Aerospace provides detailed weather data anywhere – customized to meet operational preferences.
- Worldwide text weather, including METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, SIGMETs, AIRMETs and NOTAMs
- Information relating to wind speed, wind direction and temperature at specified waypoints and multiple altitudes.
- Access to both current and future airport weather information to improve situational awareness
- Turbulence, convective activity and volcanic ash advisories
For more information on how we can help your airline today, contact us at [email protected]
Aircraft-based Observation Program
Collins has leveraged its relationships with the world's airlines to help collect critical weather information such as wind speed, air temperature and air pressure that lead to these improved forecasts.