Basic Air Data https://www.basicairdata.eu DIY Air Data Instruments Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:59:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://www.basicairdata.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/cropped-icon-32x32.png Basic Air Data https://www.basicairdata.eu 32 32 Experimental thesis on air data system for parameter identification. DIY Alfa beta vanes, basicairdata boom https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/12/07/experimental-thesis-on-air-data-system-for-parameter-identification-diy-alfa-beta-vanes-basicairdata-boom/ Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:09:18 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=7047 Pictures, plots, and DIY Basic Air Data vanes. Really interesting if you are working on your DIY air data system.

Title of the work

“LOW COST FRAMEWORK FOR PARAMETER
IDENTIFICATION OF UNMANNED AERIAL
VEHICLES
By
Ahmad Adel Ahmad Metwalli Khattab”

You can freely download the thesis pdf in this link.

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Ion drive MIT 5 m plane, first flight https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/11/27/ion-drive-mit-5-m-plane-first-flight/ Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:01:00 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=7003 Work in progress!

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Major release of WordPress is scheduled https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/11/22/major-release-of-wordpress-5-0-is-scheduled/ Thu, 22 Nov 2018 09:40:42 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6988 WordPress, an excellent CMS, empowers our project. We love it!. According to this source here, there is an upcoming major release on November 29th. The new release will upgrade to Gutenberg editor. We will upgrade to the new version as soon as technically possible. Issues are not foreseen for the upgrade, in case send your feedbackThe BasicAirData team takes the occasion to greet and thank our collaborators and WordPress folks.

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Article: DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A WIRELESS PITOT TUBE FOR UTILIZATION IN FLIGHT TEST https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/11/17/article-design-and-development-of-a-wireless-pitot-tube-for-utilization-in-flight-test/ https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/11/17/article-design-and-development-of-a-wireless-pitot-tube-for-utilization-in-flight-test/#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 04:54:42 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6847 We’ve strumbled on this fascinating article about a wireless air data boom development. You can download the whole article pdf from the abc.org site in this link.

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Flying with an Air Data System https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/11/12/flying-with-an-air-data-system/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:00:33 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6978

We’re publishing here a link to a youtube video. No involvement with the cited company, however, the video shows pretty clearly what is intended for instrumented flight.

Let’s say the video is motivational. Indeed we need to complete and polish our DIY air data system :-).

Check out this free, DIY oriented,  basic air data projects :

Make your DIY air data system!
ADC, test flight video.
DIY Projects.

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Student Developed Aircraft System Provides Key Data https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/10/07/student-developed-aircraft-system-provides-key-data/ Sun, 07 Oct 2018 05:01:22 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6823 That is air data! Check out this air data setup from the NASA website. Impressive amount of pressure tap points.

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Boomerang Flight Dynamics https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/09/05/boomerang-flight-dynamics/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:21:12 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6736 You find here an (amazing!) detailed paper by John Vassberg “Boomerang Flight Dynamics” . That’s gold!

Anyway, we’ve downloaded and we are trying Boomlab. Finite element approach here.

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Build your Air Data Computer! https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/08/01/build-your-air-data-computer/ Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:18:30 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6700 A few months ago we’ve tested the latest release of our air data computer, the Asgard. We’ve released it on Hackaday and we received positive feedback. You find all the information to start to build your ADC in this page.

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3D printed parts printed by a third party service https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/07/24/3d-printed-parts-printed-by-a-third-party-service/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:57:42 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6789 One of our users uploaded Basicairdata STL files to Shapeways online 3D print service. So far the print results are good with this service. Shapeways service can be handy for the people that are not willing to use the STL files or need a fast print.

The STL files are available on the dedicated Github repository. The STL files are online browseable, see for example the fixation flange.

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Follow our Newsletter https://www.basicairdata.eu/blog/2018/07/18/follow-our-newsletter/ Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:40:57 +0000 http://www.basicairdata.eu/?p=6705 If you don’t have time to regularly check Basic Air Data site consider to subscribe to our free Newsletter.

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