Before the end of 2016, Honeywell Aerospace plans to release a new software version for its IntuVue RDR-4000 weather radar that will allow an unnamed airline customer to begin downlinking snapshots of weather activity and threats directly from onboard radar to the ground through broadband links. The action is part of a broader plan by avionics manufacturers to gather “crowdsourced” weather in order to form a more comprehensive global signature of weather ...

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