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Instrument: Nevzorov liquid and total water content probe

Name Nevzorov liquid and total water content probe
Acronym Nevzorov LTWC
Manufacturer SkyTech Research Ltd.
Operated by FAAM
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Cloud Liquid and Total Condensate
Acronym LWC/TWC

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Liquid and Ice water content
Operating principle

Hot wire instrument. Ice or water impacts heated wire. This alters resistance of wire as water/ice evaporates. Part of balanced bridge, with control wire on rear of instrument, shielded from water/ice.

Measurement(s) Clouds & Precipitation

Dimension and weight

External dimension Probe 180x100mm Control boxes (2) 390x325x51mm
Weight 1.5


Operating mode In situ






Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Approved by CAA for use on BAe146-301.

Additional information

Access, host and processing


Available from FAAM

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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