European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research Jan. 23, 2018, 20:49

Aircraft: Learjet - Enviscope

Learjet - Enviscope
Aircraft acronym Learjet - Enviscope Registration number D-CGFD
Operator Enviscope GmbH Transnational Access status Open to TA
Manufacturer Learjet / Bombardier Aerospace, 35A Engine category Jet
Aircraft type Research Categories Land/Sea surface properties, Troposphere, UTLS (Upper Troposphere, Lower Stratosphere)

Dimensions

  • Length: 14.83 m
  • Height: 3.73 m
  • Wingspan: 12.04 m
Airplane dimensions 14.83 m 3.73 m 12.04 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 0 m/s
Max speed 0 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 0 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 236 m/s
Ascent rate 0 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 492 ft
  • Above ground: 492 ft
Max ceiling 45 000 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 41 000 ft
Ceiling limitations

payload

Payload
Empty weight 4 717 kg
Max take-off weight 8 890 kg
Max payload 1 800 kg
Max scientific payload n/c
Usual scientific payload during measurements 1 200 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance n/c

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 5 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload n/c

Range
Max range 3 500 km (at min scientific payload and max fuel)
Conditions for max range

n/c

Range at max scientific payload None km
Usual range during measurement flight 3 400 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

VFR, IFR, known icing conditions

Take-off runway length 1 310 m
Engines

2 x Garett TFE 731-2-2B

Avionics

n/c

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

2

Seats available for scientists

8

Cabin

Length 5.31 m
Width 1.46 m
Height 1.32 m
Apertures

cargo door: W0.84 m x H1.20 m

Cabin pressurized

yes

More information

no

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

n/c

Windows

2 x window replacement plates W0.18 m x L0.27 m

Openings

Roof: 1 x D0.15 m ; mounting provisions for different inlets ; special door replacement kit for a foto hatch

Hard points

1 Pylon with hardpoints (nato-lock) under each wing, 450 kg load capacity per side.

Inlets

1 isokinetc "Aerosol Inlet"
1 "NOy Inlet with Converter" (customer application)
1 "Multichannel" Inlet
2 "Universial Inlets" with backward-forward openings
1 "Aerosol straight-lined Inlet" for underwing container

Additionnal systems

Additional systems :
2 Underwing container, length: 2,90 m, 0,39 m Diameter, load capacity for scientific equipment: 120 kg, mounting provisions inside
2 Towed Drones with winch system
Meteorological Sensors, temperature, pressure, humidity measurement and dewpoint hygrometer
Interface to air data computer

Acquisition systems

Data aquisition for internal and user data, Interface to ARINC 429, several serial ports, provisions for time synchronisation, software with on-line grafics, quick look processing, online processing of physical data, data storage systems.

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

n/c

Electrical power (kW) and voltages (V) available for scientists

9 kW, primary in 28 VDC, inverters up to 5 kW / 220 V and 1 kW / 110 V available

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