European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research April 23, 2018, 09:39

Aircraft: ERA SkyArrow IBIMET

ERA SkyArrow IBIMET
Aircraft acronym ERA SkyArrow IBIMET Registration number I-RAWH
Operator Institute of Biometeorology Transnational Access status Closed to TA
Manufacturer 3I / Magnaghi Aeronautica, Sky Arrow 650 TCNS Engine category Propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 7.6 m
  • Height: 2.56 m
  • Wingspan: 9.68 m
Airplane dimensions 7.6 m 2.56 m 9.68 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 25 m/s
Max speed 55 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 40 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 45 m/s
Ascent rate 4 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 100 ft
  • Above ground: 100 ft
Max ceiling 12 000 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 9 000 ft
Ceiling limitations

n/c

Payload
Empty weight 400 kg
Max take-off weight 650 kg
Max payload 250 kg
Max scientific payload 80 kg (X-coordinate of 2nd point)
Usual scientific payload during measurements 40 kg
Scientific payload for max endurance 40 kg (X-coordinate of 1st point)
Aircraft autonomy

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 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 300 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

VFR

Take-off runway length 600 m
Engines

1 x Rotax 912 S

Avionics

n/c

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

1

Seats available for scientists

1

Cabin

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

n/c

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

2 seats in tandem ; downward looking instruments installed in the cabin

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

certified probe for 3D wind pressure sphere, open path CO2 and H2O IRGA mounting, fast tamperature mounting

Windows

no

Openings

two openings on the bottom for remote sensing downward looking instrumentation

Hard points

no

Inlets

no

Additionnal systems

no

Acquisition systems

industrial PC, power distribution system

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

0.9 kW

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

0.25 kW at 12 VDC

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