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European Facility For Airborne Research March 24, 2017, 18:53

Instrument: AVENTECH AIMMS-20

Name AVENTECH AIMMS-20
Acronym AIMMS-20-ARI
Manufacturer Aventech Research Inc
Manufacturer website http://www.aventech.com/products/aimms20.php
Operated by ARI
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Incident flow vector probe
Acronym Incident flow vector probe

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Airspeed; Incidence angle; Turbulence
Operating principle

5/9-hole probe or radome used to define aircraft-relative wind at high frequency. Pressure Measurement and pressure gauges are described above in "pressure" measurement type

Measurement(s) Wind & Fluxes

Dimension and weight

External dimension PMS/DMT canister mounting instrument
Weight 15.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Already flown on
- Cessna 207
- Cessna 172
- Cessna 182
- Twin Otter
- Cheyenne II
- Dornier 228
- Bell 206 Helicopter

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

This instrument is sold by Aventech Research Inc

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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