The impact of humidity on airspeed measurement

The impact of humidity on airspeed measurement

Figure 1 – Meteorological UAV M2AV and meteorological measurement sensors Reliable measurement of the True Air Speed (TAS) of the aircraft is crucial for flights carried out by autopilot. From the simplest to the most complex, all autopilots installed in fixed-wing airframes require TAS readings, either to use it as a manipulated variable or as a parameter for controller adaptation or reconfiguration. In the following link , for example, airspeed […]

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Drone at Stanley Cup Final party causes concerns

Drone at Stanley Cup Final party causes concerns

by By Peter Bernard TAMPA, FL (WFLA) -A white drone with flashing lights descended from the sky during a Stanley Cup Final party on Amalie Arena’s plaza. With a camera peering into the crowd, the drone hovered near a large screen showing the game. It then took off. Steven Levy of Habana Avenue Productions is concerned. “That put others in danger, flew over people’s heads, and was potentially an aircraft […]

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Drone flights to help solve private, public land disputes

Drone flights to help solve private, public land disputes

by FERNANDO DEL VALLE | STAFF WRITER PORT MANSFIELD — From inside a trailer Thursday, researchers operated a drone that climbed to 3,000 feet, capturing images to help draw the line between private and public boundary disputes. The team from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi used a pneumatic catapult to launch the RS-16 aircraft at about 2 p.m. from Charles R. Johnson Airport, sending the 13-foot unmanned aircraft vehicle, or UAV, […]

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