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WMI B200 King Air
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Varied, contact WMI for scheduling
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Contact Patrick Sweeney, President, Weather Modification, Inc.
Airborne Platforms
Hawker Beech B200 King Air, twin turboprop instrumented for lower atmospheric research and cloud seeding
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
Weather Modification, Inc.
3802 20th St N Fargo, ND 58102
701-673-3354
bboe@weathermod.com
www.weathermod.com
SPECIFICATIONS
Aircraft TypeHawker Beech B200 King Air
Payloadvaries
Range1500 nm
Ceiling35,000 ft
Enduranceup to 6 hrs
Capabilitynot RVSM
Airspeed Range140-250 kts
Runway Requirements3000 ft minimum
Max Takeoff Weight12,500 lbs
Max Fuel Weight3,645 lbs
Flight Crew1 or 2 pilots
Number of Seats2-4
Airworthiness Certificatemultiple
Typical Usescloud physics, aerosols
Data SystemSEA M300
Special Field Support Needs
Research Power150 amps 28VDC
Cabin EnvironmentPressurized, heated/cooled
Rack Space Available2 standard 19" racks, contact WMI
Available Inlets12 inlets/outlets currently mounted on 2 side window blanks, various sizes/orientations available
Available Apertures
Available Hard Pointspylons under each wing with 2 PMS cans per pylon, additional small probes on tail/wings/fuselage/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, CCNC, CN, IN, CO, O3, SO2, NO/NOX
Other Systemswing and fuselage mounted cloud seeding flare racks can be mounted for seeding experiments
User Support
REFERENCES
This aircraft is used by WMI on several current programs; nine other King Air aircraft have been similarly modified by WMI for various clients. Contact WMI for more information.
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 16:57