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.

For information on the IONode or to place an order, please contact us through one of the following options:

STCAuthorityAircraft TypeProduct Availability
SA12-69 Issue 1TCFixed Wing Aircraft, See Approved Model ListIONode FDM
PendingFAAFixed Wing Aircraft, See Approved Model ListIONode FDM
ST03456NYFAADash-8 SeriesIONode FDM
SA11-84 Issue 3TCDash-8 SeriesIONode FDM
SA12-54 Issue 1TCHawker Beechcraft 1900C, 1900DIONode FDM
SA03233NYFAAHawker Beechcraft 1900C, 1900DIONode FDM
STCAuthorityAircraft TypeProduct Availability
SH14-39TCAirbus EC135IONode FDM
SR03536NYFAAAirbus EC135P1, EC135T1, EC135P2, EC135T2, EC135P2+, EC135T2+IONode FDM
2015S12-04ANAC (Brazil)Airbus EC135P1, EC135T1, EC135P2, EC135T2, EC135P2+, EC135T2+IONode FDM
SR03339NYFAABell 204, 205, 212, 214, 412IONode FDM
SR03383NYFAABell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355IONode FDM
SH13-35 Issue 1TCBell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355IONode FDM
SH13-29 Issue 1TCBell 204, 205, 212, 214, 412IONode FDM
10049855EASAAirbus AS350, EC130 B4IONode FDM
2015S12-09ANAC (Brazil)Bell 206 and 407, Airbus AS350, EC130B4, AS355IONode 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