Swiss Air-Data Blog

There are a couple of manufacturers of pitot-static probes, temperature sensors, smart probes and air data computers on the market. How can you be sure to make a good choice? What is important? How about the do-it-yourself approach?

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At the time our new HPS-1 Heated Pitot-Static Probe is thoroughly tested in our wind-tunnel. We use an IR-camera to make sure that even at high airspeed and high angle of attack the tip is heated uniformly. Furthermore we measure the power as a function of airspeed and check heater-control...

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