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European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 25, 2018, 03:01

Instrument: L1 / L2 GPS-Antennae (5x), NovAtel OEM3

Name L1 / L2 GPS-Antennae (5x), NovAtel OEM3
Acronym GPS antennae
Manufacturer NovAtel
Manufacturer website http://www.novatel.com/
Operated by TUBs
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 210 x 111 x 47 mm
Weight 0.98

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

10 to 36 V DC

Certification approvals

Additional information

Antennae:
1x Left wing tip
1x Right wing tip
2x Front (on top of fuselage near centre of gravity)
1x Aft (on top of fuselage)
mounting of additional antennae is possible

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

Title Author Type Related
GPS Antennae Position KUNTZ Chloé Technical documentation
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