Monthly Archives: November 2014

UAV fight test simulator – Design and Setup complete

100% my spiritual child, having 100% control over it. What I believe to be an excellent training tool for UAV performance and S&C flight test training at ITPS – to be used in few days. Fingers crossed… Advertisements

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T/W and alpha effect on the calculation of sustained turn performance from level acceleration

A way of determining the sustained turn performance of a jet is through the level acceleration technique. The concept behind it is determining the excess power/thrust using level accel and translating it to the equivalent increase of induced drag during … Continue reading

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Chasing ships over Halifax, Nova Scotia

Evaluating the ELTA EL/M-2022 airborne search radar and the associated FLIR. Performing night flights East of Halifax searching for ships as targets and looking for radar resolution, accuracy and affecting factors, FLIR FOVs, slew rates, Detection-Classification-Recognition-Identification ranges on the edge … Continue reading

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