Windshear is a persistent risk because it takes place at height, and under flying conditions when aircraft are most vulnerable. In landing or takeoff configurations, these aircraft—especially large commercial airliners—might be unable to recover from the drastic disruptions to their flight paths caused by windshear.
Any viable windshear alert system must be planned and built intelligently, with the airport’s characteristics and needs in mind. Even vegetation and buildings can impact airports’ weather patterns enough that the expected solution might not be the optimal one. Trust Vaisala's extensive experience to help you decide on the right technology for your airport environment.
Vaisala considers site visits and detailed collaboration with the customer to be indispensable. No “one size fits all” solution is going to give airports the safety and reliability they need, so Vaisala seeks to understand the unique environment and conditions of an airport before we build a solution.
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