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University of Wyoming King Air
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Available through NSF/ATM/LAOF deployment process. See http://flights.uwyo.edu and http://www.eol.ucar.edu/fps/OFAP/UserGuide.pdf
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Submit request to Dr. Alfred Rodi, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming (rodi@uwyo.edu, 307-766-4945).
Airborne Platforms
Hawker Beech King Air 200T twin engine turboprop instrumented for lower atmospheric probing.
CONTACT
Alfred R. Rodi
University of Wyoming
Dept. Atmospheric Science Dept 6038 1000 E. University Avenue Laramie WY 82071 USA
1-307-766-4945
rodi@uwyo.edu
http://www.atmos.uwyo.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Aircraft TypeHawker Beech King Air 200T
Payload1000 lb
Range1000 nm
Ceiling28,000 feet
Endurance4 hours
CapabilityCloud physics, dynamics, fluxes, remote sensing.
Airspeed Range180-220 knots
Runway Requirements6000 feet
Max Takeoff Weight14000
Max Fuel Weight11000
Flight CrewSingle pilot, scientist, system operator, observer
Number of Seats1-2
Airworthiness CertificateRestricted
Typical UsesAtmospheric measurements
Data SystemMulti-channel analog and digital.
Special Field Support NeedsHangar, ground power, lab space
Research Power240 amps 28 VDC (total including various inverters).
Cabin EnvironmentPressurized. No special systems
Rack Space AvailableContact provider.
Available InletsVarious.
Available AperturesVarious including 20 inch square nadir port.
Available Hard PointsAvailable. Contact provider.
External PodsWing-tip pods
Standard Instrumentshttp://flights.uwyo.edu/base/InstList.pdf
Training RequirementsSafety briefing.
Communicationsair-to-air, chat, 900 MHz telemetry, satphone.
Available InstrumentsCCN counter, aerosol instruments, trace gas instruments (see web site)
Other SystemsWyoming Cloud Radar is integrated into UWKA package.
User SupportEngineering support available for user-supplied instrument integration.
REFERENCES
http://flights.uwyo.edu
REMARKS
None.
UPDATED ON
17 Sep 2009 14:30