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WX Advantage Advanced Weather Radar

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Milviz and REX Simulations partnered up to solve the difficult challenges related to a fully functional weather radar: combining a modernized airborne radar with sophisticated digital signal processing, resulting in a superior multi-functional hazardous weather detection and avoidance system.

Compatible with: FSX SP2, FSX Acceleration, FSX:Steam Edition, Prepar3d Versions 2 and 3 (Latest release, with all hotfixes)

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  • FEATURES
    • The WX Advantage Radar System is a unique, advanced weather radar system that can be used with ANY 3rd-party weather engine, freeware weather engine, as well as the built-in weather of the flight simulator.
    • Compatible with Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X, FSX:Steam Edition and Lockheed Martin Prepar3D. Each license of the WX Advantage Radar allows activation for all three flight simulators!
    • This advanced radar system includes unique cloudscan and precipitation sync features that will dynamically sync precipitation. Never experience precipitation falling outside indicated radar echoes.
    • The radar includes a new wet runway feature. Though there may be radar echoes nearby, the runways near precipitation will appear as if rain had just fallen.
    • High resolution 3D precipitation density map, which takes advantage of video hardware acceleration for greater performance and level of detail.
    • High resolution precipitation cell data based on cloud density and other weather parameters at the location of each cloud.
    • Precise control of ambient precipitation in the region of the aircraft.
    • The system continuously measures four levels of precipitation: green for light precipitation, yellow for moderate, red for heavy, and magenta for severe precipitation and turbulence.
    • Because the system will continuously measure and sync precipitation, you will receive realistic and accurately placed radar echoes that precisely match depicted atmospheric conditions.
    • Turbulence “intelligence” is built-in to isolate potential radar echoes that may contain moderate to severe turbulence.
    • The WX Advantage Radar System includes full TILT functions to analyze the complete scale of storm structures in real-time and accurately represents the effect of radar attenuation when larger more dense cells are in front of other cells – causing a rain shadow effect.
    • An intuitive, simple to use Aircraft Gauge Management Tool is also included! This tool allows the installation, editing, and removal of the 2D weather radar gauge for any default or 3rd-party aircraft within a few simple steps.
    • The Aircraft Gauge Management Tool includes FOUR different types of 2D gauges: Dark and Clean, Dark with Dirt, Light and Clean, Light with Dirt. You may select which version best represents the cockpit you are flying in as well as easily adjust the aspect ratio, size, and location of the radar gauge prior to opening the flight simulator.
    • The WX Advantage Radar supports multiple screens and can be undocked and placed on a second window.
    • Includes a full active transmitter/receiver range up to 160NM. (FSX and Prepar3D does not support ranges greater than 160NM)
    • The WX Advantage Radar includes gain features to help differentiate between weather and ground clutter.
    • The system includes test/diagnostics, WX (general weather), and WX/T (weather/turbulence) modes.
  • CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS
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      Guillermo Florez

      Great addon. 3D integrated in GA Milviz planes only at the momment. It works with any plane but 2d panel. We need more companies working in planes for a full integration in the Virtual Cockpit. Much better than PMDG or Aerosoft WX Radar. Nice work!

      Murray Bremner

      Finally a panel add-on that is more than just a filler and cockpit eye candy. A weather radar that actually has practical use for those IFR sim pilots or those wanting to have a more realistic pilot experience in their sim. The WX Advantage Radar actually works, by reflecting the true precipitation density as well as the distance altitude and turbulence layers with a working tilt giving the pilot a good 3D mental picture of what's ahead. While using this radar I was able for the first time in a sim to accurately modify my flight attitude for weather avoidance. This radar from REX and Milviz brings their incredibly realistic environment via either a default or advanced weather theme, live weather engine or your own weather creation (via REX Weather Architect). The true utility and viability with the WX Advantage Radar is that it is not for just 1 aircraft in your hanger, but can be used in every aircraft or vehicle in the library! I have even used it on the X55 sailing yacht, which works great. In my opinion the WX Advantage Radar is a must have add-on.

      Glen Mobley

      I have been using both payware and freeware weather radars for years, always looking for "the one". I feel safe in saying that this WX radar from REX/Milviz seems to be it. It has all the right things going for it. You get real precipitation depicted in the unit as well as turbulence. It contains an aircraft management tool, so it's extremely easy to install in all of your payware and freeware aircraft. Plus you can use it with any weather engine. I've used it with REX and ASN as well as good old FSX & P3D weather and it works great! I can't wait to see developers start using it in the VC's of their add-ons. You can already use it in the Milviz 737-200, and it looks awesome. Great piece of software guys!

      Rudolf Vander Molen

      It's a nice handy tool, even the 2D version to use for monitoring the weather conditions, especially when flying smaller planes not equipped with this sophisticated stuff. It's very simple to use!

      Erik Dannau

      I had some problems gettting the WX Radar to run on my 3 sims FSX Sp2, P3D V2.5 and P3D V3.2 but the REX/Milviz developers really helped me in finding what was bugging.

      Reed Maxson

      A very good add-on. It adds another level of interest and function -- go storm searching, etc. Or avoid severe weather. If you are considering this add-on, you might read the manual first to get a better idea of what this instrument does and does not do. I am very pleased with it.

      Oliver Maertens

      It does what it's supposed to do and it's frame rate-friendly. Tested with default weather themes, FSX real weather and Active Sky Next. I am hoping for more addon aircraft developers to provide integration into their Virtual Cockpits ...

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Unparalleled accuracy.

The WX Advantage Radar is modeled after the Bendix RDR-4B system. State-of-the-art processing enables the WX Advantage system to provide higher standards of performance and reliability than have ever been achieved before.

We have achieved accurate placement of precipitation along the azimuth of the radar beam within its cone as you fly. You'll experience a realism never before seen in a radar gauge. As you fly in and out of precipitation it will match the display - accurately. (Aircraft pictured: Beechcraft Baron B-55 by Milviz)

 

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It's all in the display... and performance!

The WX Advantage Radar features a non-fading, high resolution color display of precipitation data at selectable ranges up to 160 nautical miles (NM). The system continuously measures four levels of precipitation: green for light precipitation, yellow for moderate, red for heavy, and magenta for severe precipitation and turbulence.

 

The system utilzes a high resolution 3D precipitation density map, which takes advantage of video hardware acceleration for greater performance and level of detail.

 

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The WX Advantage Radar is freely offered as a customizable gauge to 3rd-party aircraft developers.

The 3D version of the WX Advantage Radar is freely available to all 3rd-party developers who wish to integrate the gauge within their aircraft. We make it easy for 3rd-party developers to modify the color, texture, text, and the model of the gauge to fit within their paradigm and methodology.

If you are a developer, contact us!
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Compatible with ALL 3rd-party and freeware weather engines, as well as default weather for FSX, FSX:Steam and Prepar3D!

Not only is the WX Advantage Radar compatible with FSX, FSX:Steam and Prepar3D, it is also compatible with ALL payware and freeware weather engines as well as payware and freeware aircraft! Each license of the WX Advantage Radar allows activation for all three flight simulators.

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An intuitive, simple to use Aircraft Gauge Management Tool is also included!

This tool allows the installation, editing, and removal of the 2D weather radar gauge for any default or 3rd-party aircraft within a few simple steps.

The Aircraft Gauge Management Tool includes FOUR different types of 2D gauges: Dark and Clean, Dark with Dirt, Light and Clean, Light with Dirt. You may select which version best represents the cockpit you are flying in as well as easily adjust the aspect ratio, size, and location of the radar gauge prior to opening the flight simulator.

The radar system includes unique cloudscan and precipitation sync features that will dynamically sync precipitation.

Because the system will continuously measure and sync precipitation, you will receive realistic and accurately placed radar echoes that precisely match depicted atmospheric conditions. Never experience precipitation falling outside indicated radar echoes. The radar also includes a nifty wet runway feature. Though there may be radar echoes nearby, the runways near precipitation will appear as if rain had just fallen.

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Realistic TILT Functionality.

The WX Advantage Radar System includes full TILT functions! The system will analyze the complete scale of storm structures in real-time and accurately represents the effect of radar attenuation when larger more dense cells are in front of other cells – causing a rain shadow effect.

Includes a full active transmitter/receiver range up to 160NM.

 

YOU MAY PURCHASE THE WX ADVANTAGE RADAR FROM ANY OF THESE FINE STORES.

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