European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research Jan. 20, 2018, 17:58

Aircraft: C 207 - FUB

C 207 - FUB
Aircraft acronym C 207 - FUB Registration number D-EAFU
Operator Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Weltraumwissenschaften Transnational Access status Open to TA
Manufacturer Cessna Aircraft Company, T207A Turbo Skywagon Engine category Propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 9.8 m
  • Height: 2.92 m
  • Wingspan: 10.92 m
Airplane dimensions 9.8 m 2.92 m 10.92 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 50 m/s
Max speed 70 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 55 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 70 m/s
Ascent rate 2 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 492 ft
  • Above ground: 492 ft
Max ceiling 19 586 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 11 500 ft
Ceiling limitations

some instruments are limited to 10000 ft or below

Payload
Empty weight 1 266 kg
Max take-off weight 2 122 kg
Max payload 856 kg
Max scientific payload 400 kg (X-coordinate of 2nd point)
Usual scientific payload during measurements 300 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance n/c

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 4 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload 4 h (Y-coordinate of 2nd point)

Range
Max range 800 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 800 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

IFR non icing, VFR

Take-off runway length 600 m
Engines

1 x TSIO-520-M 310PS

Avionics

SM2000, GSM3000 stabilized Platforms
IGI AeroControl
Ashtec G12-GPS (10Hz)
HMR3000 attitude system (20Hz)

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

3

Seats available for scientists

2

Cabin

Length 4.32 m
Width 0.94 m
Height 1.22 m
Apertures

n/c

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

no

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

n/c

Windows

n/c

Openings

1 x W0.49 m x H0.55 m
1 x D0.22 m
1 x W0.37 m x L0.44 m

Hard points

n/c

Inlets

wing air inlet

Additionnal systems

no

Acquisition systems

CDAS

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

28 VDC 95A

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

28 VDC 80A, 230 VAC 1kW

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