Swiss Air-Data Blog

New Wind-Tunnel

26, Jun Simtec Buergel AG

Our new open-jet wind-tunnel at Simtec finally progresses. As usual it is much more work behind such an ambitious project than anticipated. Compared to our current two wind-tunnels this third tunnel has a much larger test section that allows to calibrate even larger, fully assembled smart...

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USB-RS485 Converter Cables

19, Jun Simtec Buergel AG

We usually use USB-RS485 (or USB-RS232) converter cables from FTDI Chip to test our air data computers with software on a personal or mobile computer.

The default options of the virtual COM driver on the Windows operating system are not optimal however. To get a smooth flow of data we prefer to...

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