The best-in-class forward scatter technology to optimize airport operations and protect lives.
The Vaisala FD70 is the leading forward scatter technology for visibility and present weather, including runway visual range (RVR). It sets the standard in airport weather accuracy, detecting 100% of precipitation from the lightest drop to the end of the storm.
Watch our webinar to take an in-depth look at FD70 including:
- Enhanced reporting capabilities in sand and dust obscuration, as well as freezing rain and drizzle detection
- Key innovations including single-particle analysis, unprecedented accuracy and reliability, comprehensive measurement and data security
- How FD70 enhances Auto-METAR reliability and provides the best-in-class Runway Visual Range (RVR) reporting
Enhance mission-critical airfield operations with transformative, reliable forward scatter technology
The FD70 is the most accurate and advanced present weather sensor available. In this eBook, learn how the FD70 reliably identifies everything from freezing conditions to rain and drizzle, and even sand and dust, using patented measurement technology.
The Vaisala Forward Scatter Sensor FD70 is the most accurate and advanced present weather identification solution available, providing constant, reference grade performance to detect everything from freezing drizzle to sandstorms.
Learn about principles and solutions for accuracy and reliability.
The enhanced Vaisala Forward Scatter Sensor FD70 features exceptional new capabilities that empower airport decision-makers to maintain safe, informed operations by accurately and reliably identifying and reporting on the most challenging visibility and weather conditions.
Vaisala Forward Scatter Sensor FD70 combines forward scatter and optical disdrometer technologies. FD70 sets the standard in precipitation identification and quantification, providing best-in-class visibility determination.
Vaisala has developed two new sensors that fundamentally change the state-of-the-art of weather sensing for aviation.
Unsurpassed precipitation sensitivity and reliable visibility measurement in all weather conditions.
Trustworthy data in all weather conditions so you can measure the weather before you see it.
Contact Vaisala to learn how fast response times and superior ability to identify even the smallest precipitation events can drastically improve your present weather reporting and help you make the best decisions — under even the most challenging weather conditions.