Industry News

August 2017 Issue

SiriusXM Weather: WSI Cancels InFlight

WSI says its InFlight data service has reached life’s end. This orphans several receivers and leaves Garmin as the dominant supplier of SiriusXM weather receivers.

If you own an Avidyne MLB700 or WSI AV300-series satellite weather receiver, you might look for a replacement. At the end of 2017, WSI—now branded The Weather Company, an IBM Business—is pulling the plug on its InFlight cockpit weather service that it delivers by SiriusXM satellites. Avidyne said it isn’t offering a replacement receiver because there’s more demand for ADS-B systems.

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