Severe weather impacts all aspects of commercial aviation. Accurate weather information, real-time lightning data and severe weather alerts provide critical observational insight and global situational awareness into changing weather conditions for improved safety and operations to help prevent and manage:
Precise, hyper-local weather information — plus real-time total lightning and proximity alerts from our dense Total Lightning Network — exclusively provide our aviation customers around the world with a complete via access to both cloud-to-ground and in-cloud lightning information via sophisticated weather visualization solutions and API data feeds enabling improved safety and operational decision making.
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We support air carriers, airports and national air force operations around the globe with observational insight and global situational awareness into changing weather conditions for improved safety and operations.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published a formal Safety Recommendation on May 18, 2012 utilizing Earth Networks Total Lightning Network data. The document recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration consider several operational enhancements, including the incorporation of total lightning data into weather displays at air route traffic and terminal radar approach control centers, and within products supplied to pilots.
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