Signing of READAC* Contract, Winnipeg MB - 1980

* Remote Environmental Automatic Data Acquisition Concept - see more from Jan / Feb 1981 Zephyr below photo and link

l to r:  from AES - Dave Dockendorff, Roy S Bourke, Roger Van Cauwenberghe, Earle Robinson; and from Bristol Aerospace - Glen Catlin, Bill Whitehead, Les Dickinson, Ed Carey, (Department of Supply and Services), and Ian Walkty.

AES officials involved in the READAC Automatic Weather Station contract with Bristol Aerospace Ltd. who attended an engineering development program meeting in Winnipeg in November 1980.  A $1.6 million contract signed between AES and Bristol Aerospace Ltd. will see development of a new multi-purpose automatic weather station, designed to replace its MARS and MAPSR predecessors.  READAC will be equally at home in remote Arctic observing stations and in busy airports.

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