Vaisala Helideck Monitoring System
Safeguard your personnel - your most valuable asset – and avoid costly and frustrating flight interruptions by offering your helicopter service provider accurate weather and motion data from Vaisala – the weather provider that the aviation community relies on, worldwide.
The unique Vaisala Helideck Monitoring System (HMS) provides accurate information on the prevailing weather and helideck motion to ensure effective flight planning and safe landings on offshore installations. Measurements are based on Vaisala’s world-class, reliable sensor technology, which is integrated into weather stations designed specifically for offshore weather monitoring.
Data Collection and Processing
The Vaisala AWS430 is an automatic weather station specifically designed for maritime applications. It integrates all the sensors providing power, data collection and storage, data quality control, statistical and various weather related calculations as well as communications to external systems, databases, displays and individual addresses. The AWS430 comes either in an acid-proof steel outdoor enclosure or as a rack mounted model.
Data Display, Storage and Reporting
The Vaisala MCC437 is an easy-to-use PC software for helideck operators. It displays, stores, edits, and reports the meteorological and environmental measurement data needed for planning helideck operations and general weather information for vessels and offshore installations. The data is presented in numerical and graphical format and has alarms for critical weather parameters and system malfunctions. It runs on a normal desktop PC and features a user-customizable screen layout.
With its global presence and the industry's widest sales and service network, Vaisala provides fast response, timely delivery, and quick and efficient service for our customers. Maintenance requests are handled swiftly by our service centers in China, Finland, Japan, the UK, and the US. Vaisala offers a full range of services: system design, manufacturing, delivery, pre-sales support, project management, installation, commissioning, spare parts, calibration and all-in-one maintenance packages.
and needs, Vaisala also provides local lightning sensors for on-site lightning detection enabling early warnings and tracking of thunderstorm movement.