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Skytelligence platform gets boost from weather partners
The SmartSky system will transmit accurate real-time data to operators, airports and FBOs up to 24 hours ahead of time and eliminate the need for multiple screens and apps on service desks.
The 1200.aero WX app gives advance warning on severe airborne weather and ground conditions on a live map.

SmartSky has teamed up with 1200.aero, AvMet, Meandair and JetNet partner Flash AI to combine predictive weather information on its Skytelligence platform. Available in the 1200.aero WX+ application, it offers FBOs, airports and fleet operators an unparalleled solution in a single platform.

“By connecting the algorithmic nowcasting and AI capabilities of predictive weather providers with a capability for monitoring and measuring aviation operations, we are increasing situational awareness and efficiency for FBOs and operators,” says SmartSky VP marketing and partnerships Brit Wanick. “Together with our partners, we are enabling the development of innovative applications like 1200.aero WX+, that deliver better outcomes for the entire connected business aviation industry.”

1200.aero WX+ is a web-based interface that provides timely advisory insights for FBO operations, airports and pilots through advance information about severe airborne weather and ground conditions. The application serves to enhance safety and awareness while reducing operating costs due to closures, flight delays and turbulence related incidents. Easily accessed via a common user interface, the individual data services become more powerful and illustrate the value of Aviation Data as a Service (ADaaS).

1200.aero WX+ will allow the more than 200 FBOs, airports and fleet operators across the US to move from having numerous individual applications open on their service desks at once to having a single view of their most important environmental factors, selecting the layers they want to see for real-time and predictive situational awareness.

Flash AI offers unprecedented accuracy in lightning prediction up to two hours in advance of the first strike. AvMet's Weather Impact Outlook (WIO) suite predicts the impact to key arrival and departure corridors up to 24 hours ahead of time, and Meandair's WXNowCasting services enable planning for the safest routes around thunderstorms, rainfall and turbulence predicted along the flight path.

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