Caption: Wind measurements from the ACARS weather reporting system. Winds are displayed as wind barbs, which indicate direction and speed of the wind, at altitudes from 10, 000 metres to 13,500 metres. ACARS is a system for transmitting data between aircraft and receiving stations. Weather measurement equipment is attached to commercial aircraft, and the data relayed and interpreted to provide accurate and up-to-date information about the conditions. Some 140,000 observations are collected each day, with around 4000 aircraft involved.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acars, aeroplanes, aircraft, airliner, airlines, airplane, airplanes, altitude, altitudes, animated, animation, atmosphere, atmospheric, conditions, dataset, direction, earth observation, flat projection, flights, forecast, forecasting, global, measurement, measuring, meteorological, meteorology, plane, planes, speeds, weather, wind, wind barb, wind barbs, winds, windspeed, world

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Wind measurements from the ACARS

K002/7469 Rights Managed

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:09.15

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 283.3M


Capture format: Digital Image Sequence

Codec: Photo - JPEG

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator