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WMI Learjet
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Varied, contact WMI for scheduling
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Patrick Sweeney, President, Weather Modification, Inc.
Airborne Platforms
Lear 35A twin fanjet, equipped for high altitude atmospheric measurements and/or cloud seeding operations
CONTACT
Hans Ahlness
Weather Modification, Inc.
3802 20th St N Fargo, ND 58102
701-235-5500
hans@weathermod.com
www.weathermod.com
SECONDARY CONTACT
Bruce Boe
WMI
3802 20th St N Fargo, ND 58102
701-673-3354
bboe@weathermod.com
www.weathermod.com
SPECIFICATIONS
Aircraft TypeLearjet 35A
Payload
Range1800 nm
Ceiling45,000 ft
Endurance3.5 - 4 hrs
Capabilitystrengthened engine inlets
Airspeed Range160-380 kts
Runway Requirements4000 ft minimum
Max Takeoff Weight18,300 lbs
Max Fuel Weight6,198 lbs
Flight Crew2 pilots
Number of Seats2-4
Airworthiness Certificatemultiple
Typical Usescloud physics, dropsondes
Data SystemSEA M300
Special Field Support Needs
Research Power250 amps 28VDC
Cabin Environmentpressurized, heated/cooled
Rack Space Available2 19" racks, contact WMI
Available Inlets
Available Aperturesdropsonde
Available Hard Pointspylons under each wing (2 PMS cans per pylon), CPI mounting plate under fuselage, additional small probes on tail/wings/pylons
External Pods
Standard InstrumentsDMT/KING LWC, Rosemount temp, Edgetech dewpoint, Setra transducers, FSSP, 2D-C, 2D-P, PCASP
Training Requirements
Communicationsaircraft VHF, satphone voice/data
Available InstrumentsCCP, CAPS, CSI, 1D-C, AIMMS 20, Nevzorov LWC, ice rate
Other Systemscan mount up to 4 ejectable flare racks for cloud seeding experiments
User Support
REFERENCES
BAMEX, Calipso/Cloudsat,
REMARKS
WMI is always open to new ideas and has the ability to make modifications to the aircraft for new equipment.
UPDATED ON
22 Oct 2009 17:03