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WELCOME CLOUDSTREET VIEWERS

For those who have experienced the thrill of motorless flight from the recent airing of CloudStreet: Soaring the American West, we are here to further your excitement and help you begin a new journey. 

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NEW SOARING INCIDENT REPORTING DATABASE

Help the Soaring Safety Foundation gather information for the new database. If you have had an incident, please submit the information to them.

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Update to All FLARM and PowerFLARM Devices

Scheduled and mandatory firmwareFlarm technology update to all FLARM and PowerFLARM devices; New TrackingServer

Baar, Switzerland – January 28, 2015 – FLARM Technology today announced that a scheduled and mandatory firmware update is soon to be released for all FLARM devices. The update is required for all FLARM-compatible designs. It includes classic FLARM, PowerFLARM and FLARM manufactured by LXNAV, LX Navigation, Garrecht/AIR Avionics, Triadis, Ediatec, Flytec/Bräuniger, OzFlarm and others.

 

The update will be released by early March 2015 on www.flarm.com at no cost. It includes safety features that increase the effectiveness and robustness of collision warnings, further decreasing nuisance alarms, for example by taking into account wind. It also includes new features to alert about temporary danger areas such as skydiver drop zones, RC plane- and UAV zones. Position and message encoding with newly introduced optional no-tracking setting will address privacy for ground-based tracking solutions while improving performance and system integrity. Some regions will see a change in operating frequency, to improve range. The new obstacle database now handles additional obstacle areas and types. Old obstacle database versions are obsolete and will no longer work. Obstacle database and functionality extension licenses can be purchased from shop.flarm.com.

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WELCOME CLOUDSTREET VIEWERS

For those who have experienced the thrill of motorless flight from the recent airing of CloudStreet: Soaring the American West, we are here to further your excitement and help you begin a new journey. 

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