Keeping cloud-seeding pilots safe as Africa's rainy season begins

As they enter another rainy season across the skies of Western Africa, we re-visit the story of Malian Aero Company (MAC) and how they use Spidertracks to improve the safety of pilots engaged in the inherently risky activity of cloud-seeding.

Rain is…

The Voyage of the Southern Sun: Circumnavigating the World with Spidertracks

For Aussie Michael Smith, flying was a childhood dream put on hold until he was 35 — when he finally earned his licence to, in his words, ‘avoid an early mid-life crisis.’ Once he got up in the air, he turned his attention and effort to a lofty goal:…

Spidertracks and Sky Polaris: Using Aviation to Fight Global Warming

Flying around the world is never an easy feat, even for someone who’s already successfully completed the journey. Just ask Michel Gordillo, whose latest circumnavigation for the Sky Polaris project took him an astonishing 12 years to prepare for.

Bringing Water to Africa: How Malian Aero Company Uses Spidertracks in Its Vital Cloud-Seeding Operations

Rain is essential to human life on Earth — but climate change has made it impossible for areas that once received sufficient water to thrive. In Africa, Mali-based Malian Aero Company (MAC) has become the undisputed leader in the primary technique…

The Power of Connection During Hurricane Relief: How the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Used Spidertracks in the Aftermath of Irma

On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean’s Leeward Islands with winds of up to 185 miles per hour — becoming the first Category 5 storm in recorded history to strike the region. Irma left Puerto Rico almost entirely without power;…

Maintenance Tracking a Productivity and Safety Boon For Synergy Aviation

Synergy Aviation is a flight training, aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, and pipeline surveillance operation based in Alberta, Canada. Founded several years ago with just a couple of aircraft, Synergy has been a Spidertracks customer since 2015…

Spidertxt 2.0 Just The Ticket For Alaska Air Transit

Alaska Air Transit are a small charter operation based in Anchorage, Alaska. But they don't view being small as a disadvantage. For them, it's been a key enabler for providing a service that's both personable and reliable.

Yellowhead Helicopters Ltd. (YHL) moves to Spidertracks Flight Following System

British Columbia based helicopter operator Yellowhead Helicopters has completed their fleet transition to Spidertracks aircraft management devices.

Adventure Flights to The Rescue in Kaikoura

Flying into a disaster zone isn't something that Mit Brereton thought he'd have to do again, but after the recent devastating earthquake in Kaikoura, New Zealand he says he didnt think twice about stepping up to help.

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