European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research July 19, 2018, 09:56

Aircraft: DO128 - TUBs

DO128 - TUBs
Aircraft acronym DO128 - TUBs Registration number D-IBUF
Operator Institute of Flight Guidance and Control, Technical University Braunschweig Transnational Access status Closed to TA
Manufacturer Dornier Flugzeugwerke, Do 128 - 21 Engine category Turbo propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 11.71 m
  • Height: 3.9 m
  • Wingspan: 15.5 m
Airplane dimensions 11.71 m 3.9 m 15.5 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 32 m/s
Max speed 80 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 0 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 69 m/s
Ascent rate 10 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 66 ft
  • Above ground: 328 ft
Max ceiling 24 500 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 24 500 ft
Ceiling limitations

n/c

Payload
Empty weight 2 750 kg
Max take-off weight 4 350 kg
Max payload 900 kg
Max scientific payload n/c
Usual scientific payload during measurements 550 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance n/c

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 7 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload n/c

Range
Max range 1 200 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 1 000 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

IFR, VFR

Take-off runway length 600 m
Engines

n/c

Avionics

full IFR, HF Radio, Weather Radar, Inertial navigation platform

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

n/c

Seats available for scientists

2

Cabin

Length n/c m
Width n/c m
Height n/c m
Apertures

Cargo door: W1.28 m x H1.34 m

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

n/c

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

meteorological sensors for temperature, humidity, angle of attack and side slip, airspeed and wind-vector.

Windows

n/c

Openings

2 floor openings: W0.21 m x L0.30 m

Hard points

2 for PMS probes

Inlets

n/c

Additionnal systems

Additional nose booms at each wingtip and the vertical fin for airspeed and wind-vector

Acquisition systems

Real Time VME based PC-System with 100 Hz Data Rate
Data Storage on PCMCIA-Flash-Disk 1 GB
different analog and digital interfaces
different serial Ports RS 232
ARINC 429 Interfaces

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

n/c

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

28 VDC 5,4 kW, 220 VAC 50 Hz 2kW, 115 VAC 400 Hz 1kW

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