Aviation Weather Surveillance Systems - Advanced Radar and by Mahapatra, Pravas

By Mahapatra, Pravas

This e-book has been written to supply a finished advent to the technological know-how, sensors and structures that shape glossy aviation climate surveillance platforms. concentrating on radar-based surveillance, it offers in logical, stepwise aspect with the basics of many of the disciplines concerned and with their complicated interaction. This contains giving a history to aviation platforms and keep an eye on, atmospheric and meteorological points, climate concerns when it comes to aviation, and extensive assurance of recent aviation climate surveillance and data structures, together with targeted fabric on Doppler climate radar, plus new new release atmospheric sensors.

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Insight is provided into the nature of the precipitation and wind fields associated with various types of hazardous features, which would help in understanding the radar signatures of these phenomena discussed in later chapters. Following the discussion of the basic aspects concerning aviation and weather, the generic requirements of systems intended for aviation weather surveillance are highlighted in Chapter 5. The relative merits of in situ and remote sensing are presented, and the need for the latter mode of observation as the primary data source for modern aviation weather surveillance systems is established.

A general feature of en route flight is the availability of high margins of speed and altitude for aircraft to recover from disturbances. En route flight parameters vary widely for different classes of aircraft. 2 for different classes of aircraft. While studying the susceptibility of particular types of aircraft to atmospheric effects, those phenomena that occur at the normal operating heights of such aircraft are of utmost importance. Aircraft speeds and dynamic parameters are of importance in investigating the effects of atmospheric phenomena of different temporal and spatial scales on flight.

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