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2011-09-30 07:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has teamed with AirDat LLC and Metron Aviation to provide a low-risk, cost effective and innovative approach for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) weather programs. The partnership will help the FAA meet its airspace modernization efforts through better weather information that is assimilated into weather processing systems throughout the National...

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2005-03-11 07:26:31

NASA -- NASA is bringing better weather information to pilots and forecasters with the help of airborne sensors installed on a fleet of commuter airliners. A team led by researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., designed, built and equipped dozens of Mesaba Airlines aircraft with the Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Report (TAMDAR) instrument. The TAMDAR sensor allows aircraft flying below 25,000 feet to automatically sense and report atmospheric conditions....