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Instrument: SAFIRE Five hole radome

Name SAFIRE Five hole radome
Acronym ATR-radome
Manufacturer Rosemount & Sextant
Operated by SAFIRE
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 0.0


Operating mode In situ






Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Static pressure is measured with SEXTANT UMP40 sensor.
Differential pressure measured by ROSEMOUNT 1221 sensor.

Access, host and processing


No. Sensors are part of the aircraft and cannot be removed.

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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