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European Facility For Airborne Research May 23, 2018, 10:52

Instrument: AWA Riegl LD90 laser altimeter

Name AWA Riegl LD90 laser altimeter
Acronym Riegl-LD90-AWI
Manufacturer RIEGL
Manufacturer website http://www.riegl.com/
Operated by AWI
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Laser Altimeter
Acronym Laser Altimeter

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Aircraft height above surface
Operating principle

Transmits a laser pulse and measures travel-time of reflected signal

Measurement(s) Active Remote Sensing

Dimension and weight

External dimension laser 30 x 20 x 30 control unit: 20 x 50 x 40 (uses same control unit as gravimeter)
Weight 11.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

No operator required once the measurements are started.

Operational requirements

10 W/ 28 V DC

Certification approvals

Additional information

LD90-3800 HiP-LR

Access, host and processing

Access

Access to other user could be arranged on request.

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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