Importance of ice warning at airports

It was a quiet flight, back in January 2004. The Fokker F70 of the Austrian Airlines was on its way from Vienna to Munich. The passengers, almost without exception business men, drank their coffee and read newspapers. But during the landing approach the pilot suddenly noticed that there were problems with the engines.

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Whenever it gets slippery – road weather for modern traffic systems

Certainly, with temperatures below zero for many days in a row, it is assumed that roads are slippery. If you feel insecure, you might remember the advice of your driving school: at walking pace, just push the breaks once and see if the car slips. Unfortunately, it is not always that easy.

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Precision Solar Monitoring – Lufft in the Solar Industry

The sun as a powersource that will strengthen our energy future – around the globe we are continuing to build solar energy projects. “Solar is too expensive” is heard less and less as technologies are advancing to meet competitive demand. All solar systems require some degree of weather measurement. In 2009 LUFFT’s innovative “WS Family” of weather sensors entered the Global Solar Industry to help meet this need.

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The Sun – measurer of time, creator of life, source of energy

The sun has always had a unique and essential meaning for mankind. Not only is the sun most important for photosynthesis and therefore for the existence of life on earth as such, but men have also used it as a basic source for measurings from a very early point of their existence on.

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