AVIATION SATELLITE WEATHER


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AVIATION SATELLITE WEATHER
AVIATION SATELLITE WEATHERToday, pilots flying all types of aircraft have an alternative to onboard weather radar systems. XM Satellite Radio (XM) provides subscription-based weather radio service commonly used on aircraft. The XM WX weather service (as it is known) has become extremely valuable to the aviation community because it requires a minimal amount of airborne equipment. Simple controls, a satellite antenna, and a receiver/processor are all that is required; the weather information would then be displayed on the MFD or ND currently installed on the aircraft. The versatility and relatively low cost of the XM satellite weather service coupled with the multitude of hand-held and onboard display options has made this weather system extremely popular with many pilots as well as sailors…
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Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. AVIATION SATELLITE WEATHER, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export