A fully automated RVR assessment and reporting system for airports that uses Vaisala instrumentation specifically designed for aviation purposes. It is designed for high data availability, low maintenance and for providing accurate information in demanding visibility conditions to maximize airport safety and availability. The AviMet® RVR System conforms to ICAO requirements and follows practices recommended by ICAO.
Vaisala AviMet® RVR measures meteorological optical range, background luminance and runway light setting and calculates runway visual range according to ICAO Annex 3.
the RVR values and alarms can be shown on the ATC displays and distributed to PC's, chart recorders and other digital displays. The reporting format of the RVR values is ICAO compliant and the values can be used in METAR and MET REPORTs.
Vaisala AviMet® RVR is designed to interface with various output communication formats and to meet various communication standards and conventions. Furthermore, the data outputs are transmitted accurately via various communication media.