IONode Flight Data Monitoring

Optimizing Every Flight since 2001.

IONode Lightweight Flight Data Recorder

IONode Flight Data Monitoring

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.

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STC Authority Aircraft Type Product Availability
SA12-69 Issue 1 TC Fixed Wing Aircraft, See Approved Model List IONode FDM
Pending FAA Fixed Wing Aircraft, See Approved Model List IONode FDM
ST03456NY FAA Dash-8 Series IONode FDM
SA11-84 Issue 3 TC Dash-8 Series IONode FDM
SA12-54 Issue 1 TC Hawker Beechcraft 1900C, 1900D IONode FDM
SA03233NY FAA Hawker Beechcraft 1900C, 1900D IONode FDM
STC Authority Aircraft Type Product Availability
SH14-39 TC Airbus EC135 IONode FDM
SR03536NY FAA Airbus EC135P1, EC135T1, EC135P2, EC135T2, EC135P2+, EC135T2+ IONode FDM
2015S12-04 ANAC (Brazil) Airbus EC135P1, EC135T1, EC135P2, EC135T2, EC135P2+, EC135T2+ IONode FDM
SR03339NY FAA Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, 412 IONode FDM
SR03383NY FAA Bell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355 IONode FDM
SH13-35 Issue 1 TC Bell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355 IONode FDM
SH13-29 Issue 1 TC Bell 204, 205, 212, 214, 412 IONode FDM
10049855 EASA Airbus AS350, EC130 B4 IONode FDM
2015S12-09 ANAC (Brazil) Bell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355 IONode FDM

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

 

Parameter Operational Range

• GPS Altitude: -1,000 ft to 60,000 ft

• GPS Speed: 0 Kt to 971 Kt

• X/Y/Z Acceleration: +/-16g

 

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

• 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

• IONode BaseStation™ and Latitude Flight Data Analytics

• Selected 3rd party flight data analytics programs

• 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