European Facility For Airborne Research

European Facility For Airborne Research April 19, 2018, 17:41

Aircraft: BNI - MUMM

BNI - MUMM
Aircraft acronym BNI - MUMM Registration number OO-MMM
Operator Management Unit of the Mathematical Model of the North Sea, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Transnational Access status Closed to TA
Manufacturer Britten-Norman, Islander BN-2A 21 Engine category Propeller
Aircraft type Research Categories Troposphere

Dimensions

  • Length: 10.9 m
  • Height: 3.77 m
  • Wingspan: 14.92 m
Airplane dimensions 10.9 m 3.77 m 14.92 m

Flying performances

Speed
Min speed 33 m/s
Max speed 66 m/s
Usual speed during measurements 55 m/s
Usual speed during transit flights 55 m/s
Ascent rate 3 m/s
Altitude
Min altitude
  • Above sea: 200 ft
  • Above ground: 500 ft
Max ceiling 10 000 ft
Usual ceiling during measurements 1 500 ft
Ceiling limitations

no

Payload
Empty weight 2 258 kg
Max take-off weight 2 997 kg
Max payload n/c
Max scientific payload 217 kg (X-coordinate of 2nd point)
Usual scientific payload during measurements n/c
Scientific payload for max endurance n/c

Endurance
Max endurance at min scientific payload and max fuel 6 h (Y-coordinate of 1st point)
Endurance at max scientific payload 2 h (Y-coordinate of 2nd point)

Range
Max range 1 333 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 926 km

Other
Weather conditions limitations

IFR CatI

Take-off runway length 400 m
Engines

2 x Lycomings IO-540-E4C

Avionics

n/c

Crew and scientists on board

Crew (pilots + operators)

2 + 1

Seats available for scientists

1 - 2

Cabin

Length 4.62 m
Width 1.10 m
Height 1.19 m
Apertures

n/c

Cabin pressurized

no

More information

no

Aircraft modifications

Nose boom

no

Windows

2 bubble windows, right and left

Openings

pitot for air sniffering

Hard points

no

Inlets

no

Additionnal systems

no

Acquisition systems

n/c

Electrical power

Aircraft total electrical power (kW)

28 VDC

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

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