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European Facility For Airborne Research Feb. 25, 2018, 22:48

Instrument: Setra Pitot Dynamic Pressure D239 / SN: 885512

Name Setra Pitot Dynamic Pressure D239 / SN: 885512
Acronym Setra-D239-pitot
Manufacturer Setra
Manufacturer website http://www.setra.com/tra/pro/pdf/239.pdf
Operated by TUBs
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Pitot probe
Acronym Pitot probe

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Airspeed and barometric altitude
Operating principle

Measures the "dynamical" pressure, ie. the difference between total and static pressure.
We can then use Bernoulli's equation to compute relative air speed.

Measurement(s) Aircraft Information

Dimension and weight

External dimension 69 mm DIA 49 mm
Weight 0.26

Performance

Operating mode In situ
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Modifications

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Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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