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Instrument: ARA Best Atmospheric Turbulence Probe

Name ARA Best Atmospheric Turbulence Probe
Acronym BAT-ARA
Manufacturer ARA
Manufacturer website http://www.noaa.inel.gov/capabilities/bat/
Operated by CNR-ISAFoM
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
Weight 3.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

9 hole probe for 3 D wind vector determination

Access, host and processing

Access

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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