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Baron QuikLink Provides Aviation Weather

 

New data service offers internet-delivered aviation weather data starting at $14.99 per month

Baron Services, the parent company of aviation supplier WxWorx, today announced the immediate availability of Baron QuikLink;, the company’s subscription-based aviation weather data service for preflight weather analysis. Supplying graphical weather information over virtually any internet connection, QuikLink provides weather coverage across the continental United States and southern Canada with pricing tiers starting at just $14.99 per month. The perfect complement to an XM WX Satellite Weather subscription, Baron QuikLink is being offered at 50% off the monthly subscription prices to current XM Weather subscribers.

Providing timely and accurate aviation weather data, Baron QuikLink delivers a comprehensive suite of meteorologist-tested weather information including high-resolution NEXRAD Radar, Lightning, Storm Tracking, METARs/TAFs, Winds Aloft, Icing and more. With flexible and affordable subscription options, Baron QuikLink enables pilots to view weather data by altitude, as well as to overlay multiple data products simultaneously.

"We see Baron QuikLink as the perfect pre-flight planning weather tool," said Bob Baron, president and CEO of Baron Services. "Pilots wanted an accurate weather system that would be convenient, flexible and affordable – with Baron QuikLink, we are bringing pilots all three."

Enabling pilots to choose the service plan that most suites their needs, Baron QuikLink offers the following three service plans: Wings ($14.99 per month), Wings Plus ($24.99 per month) and Wings Elite ($49.99 per month).

Baron QuikLink’s Wings Elite data service plan includes the following data set:

· NEXRAD Radar

· METARs/TAFs

· NWS County Warnings

· TFRs

· City Forecasts

· Weather Maps

· Precipitation Type (Surface)

· Radar Coverage

· Storm Tracks

· Lightning

· Satellite Imagery

· Winds Aloft

· AIRMETs/SIGMETs

· Aviation Weather Watches

· Storm Tops

· Freezing Level

· AIREPs/PIREPs

· Canadian Radar

· Canadian Winds Aloft

· Canadian Weather Warnings

· Canadian METARs/TAFs

· Canadian AIRMETs/SIGMETs

· Canadian Radar Coverage

· Canadian Convective Outlook

· Turbulence

· CIP Icing

· SLD Icing

· Visibility

· SPC Day-One Convective Outlook

· SPC Mesoscale Discussions

· Hurricane Track

Providing instant access to QuikLink’s aviation data suite is Baron WxWorx software, a

powerful PC-based solution, which provides an easy and responsive point-and-click interface and GPS compatibility (requires aviation or NMEA-standard GPS device). Available immediately, Baron WxWorx software is free and can be downloaded from the Baron QuikLink web site at

 

In order to receive and display QuikLink data, users must have a subscription to a Baron QuikLink service plan, Baron WxWorx software, a data connection and a compatible Windows-based PC. To download Baron WxWorx software and subscribe to the Wings, Wings Plus or Wings Elite service plans, please visit

About Baron Services

Celebrating its 20 th year, Baron Services’ products span the globe serving government, business and consumer markets with state-of-the-art weather technologies and integrated solutions. From Doppler radar manufacturing and installation to advanced forecast modeling for hydrology, air quality, and meteorology, Baron Services continues to lead the weather industry through award-winning innovation. Baron Services, through its partnership with L-3 Communications, was awarded a five-year contract from NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS) to provide a system-wide upgrade of the 171 NWS, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense (DOD) NEXRAD radars to dual-polarization capability. Part of the XM NavWeather system, Baron Services’ Threat Matrix technology is now available as standard or standard option on select models from Acura, Infinite, Lexus, Nissan and the Honda Gold Wing. In the aviation industry, Baron’s technology comes standard with over 90% of general aviation aircraft being manufactured with XM WX Satellite Weather as standard or standard option. Baron is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama with offices in Oklahoma, North Carolina and Florida. For more news and information on Baron Services, please visit

Contact:

Jenna Shepard

256-881-8811

 

www.baronservices.com/quiklink. Compatible with most Windows PCs, Baron WxWorx software displays QuikLink’s high-resolution data over a detailed map with the ability to pan and zoom down within the span of a mile.www.baronservices.com/quiklink. www.baronservices.com. Jenna.Shepard@baronservices.com

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