The IONode™ lightweight flight data recorder will help you improve aircraft operating efficiencies, reduce maintenance costs, increase safety, and help grow your fleet’s bottom line.

STANDARDS and CERTIFICATIONS
  • RTCA DO-160F Environmental Qualification
  • EUROCAE ED-155, chapter III for Aircraft Data Recording Systems
  • STCs available for FAR Part 23, 25, 27, 29 aircraft

 

PHYSICAL INTERFACES
  • Dimensions: 6.7 in (w) x 3.5 in (l) x 1.2 in (h)
  • Weight: 1.1 lbs.
  • Input power: 9 VDC to 32 VDC. (0.5 A @ 28 VDC)
  • 24 – analog/discrete configurable I/O
  • 2 – Arinc-429
  • 1 – Arinc-717
  • 3 – RS-232
  • 1 – RS-485
  • 2 – USB 2.0 (1 host, 1 slave)
  • GPS: 1575 MHz
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11

 

TYPICAL PARAMETERS
  • GPS location, altitude, speed, heading, UTC time
  • Barometric altitude and air speed, OAT, relative humidity
  • Flaps, air brakes, angle of attack, landing gear, WoW
  • Bank angle, aircraft attitude, attitude acceleration
  • Engine parameters: Torque, pressure, temperature, RPM
  • Fuel level, fuel flow
  • Structural strain/vibration gauges
  • Tanker load, load cell
  • Analog voltage, current
  • Door position, trigger signals

 

SOFTWARE/NETWORK INTERFACES
  • IONode BaseStation™ and Latitude Flight Data Analytics
  • Selected 3rd party flight data analytics programs

 

RECORDED PARAMETER OPERATIONAL RANGE
  • GPS Altitude: -1,000 ft to 60,000 ft
  • GPS Speed:  0 Kt to 971 Kt
  • X/Y/Z Acceleration: +/-16g

 

RECORDED PARAMETER RESOLUTION/ACCURACY
  • GPS Horizontal (Lat/Long): 1.6×10^-5 deg / 2.5m CEP
  • GPS Altitude: 1m / 2.0m VEP
  • GPS Ground Speed:  0.06 Kt / 3 Kt
  • GPS Heading: 0.35 deg / <0.1 deg
  • Roll/Pitch Attitude: <0.05 deg / <0.5 deg *
  • Yaw Attitude (Heading): <0.05 deg / <2 deg *
  • Roll/Pitch Rate: <0.05 deg / <0.01 deg/s
  • Yaw Rate: < 0.01 deg/s **
  • X/Y Acceleration: <0.4 mg **
  • Z Acceleration: <1 mg **
  • Pitot Port: 0.0006 in Hg / <0.03 in Hg
  • Static Port: 0.0018 in Hg / <0.08 in Hg
  • Analog inputs: <0.007 V / 3 %

 

* Requires initial setup to achieve indicated accuracies
** Accuracies depend on installation environment and calibration