1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
This project was awarded to Bayanat Engineering Qatar by QCAA/QMD. The scope includes the supply & installation of Vaisala-Automatic Weather Observation Systems (AWOS). We installed the AWOS equipment parallel to the runway to monitor the runway weather elements.
Vaisala AWOS System provides aviation meteorological data to the air traffic controllers, Pilots and other people who depend upon the airport weather-related information. It is base over 40 years of experience and excellence in the aviation business and includes field instrumentation/sensors specially designed for aviation purposes. All Vaisala systems and reports for aviation weather observation conform to the International ICAO standards and recommendations, as well as WMO regulations.
Equipment Includes are follows
a) AWOS Wind Masts
b) Runway Visibility Sensors (RVR)
c) Ceilometers (to monitor clouds)
d) Central Data Unit (to collect and manage the data received from sensors)
e) AviMet Weather Monitoring Software