3 May 2012 LandSafe precision flight instrumentation system: the DVE solution
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Helicopter hover, landing, and take-offs in dust, fog, rain, snow, and high winds is an integral part of military and commercial flight operations. OADS has developed and flight-tested an LDV-based optical sensor suite capable of measuring height above ground, groundspeed, and air data at a FCS capable data rate from a helicopter platform under all environmental and weather conditions. This paper presents capabilities and flight-test results of this high-resolution standalone Precision Flight Instrumentation System.
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Priyavadan Mamidipudi, Priyavadan Mamidipudi, Elizabeth A. Dakin, Elizabeth A. Dakin, Daniel C. Dakin, Daniel C. Dakin, Timothy Bienlien, Timothy Bienlien, Donald Vang, Donald Vang, Philip Rogers, Philip Rogers, } "LandSafe precision flight instrumentation system: the DVE solution", Proc. SPIE 8360, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications IX, 83600N (3 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919429; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.919429
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