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European Facility For Airborne Research Aug. 15, 2018, 11:40

Instrument: Navstar-XR5

Name Navstar-XR5
Acronym Navstar-XR5
Manufacturer Navstar
Operated by FAAM
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Global Positioning System
Acronym GPS

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Aircraft position, velocity and attitude
Operating principle

Measures distance from at least 4 satellites to calculate aircraft position. Can then be used to calculate aircraft velocities.

Measurement(s) Aircraft Information

Dimension and weight

External dimension 3.4x1.66x1.25 inches for antenna
Weight 0.5

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Antenna must have clear view of sky

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Standard Aircraft Approved GPS system.

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Available from FAAM.

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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