Technical Library - Sensors and Data Systems

Technical Library

⇒ Sensors and Data Systems

Control Rooms and Real-Time Data Displays
Data Acquisition Systems
Data Analysis Methods and Tools
Data Systems Management
Implemented System Overviews
Other Sensors and Data Systems
Protocols and Standards
System Requirements & Architecture
Telemetry Equipment

Past Symposia Papers

2021Rapid Development of a Telematic Situational Awareness System for Vertical Lift Test Pilot and Flight
2021FTIEs: The Instrumentation of Safety
2019FTI Based on Image Processing
2019Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Flight Test Data Evaluation
2019Using Eye Gaze Tracker to Automatically Estimate Pilots’ Cognitive Load
2018Visualizing Flight Test Data Interactively with Open Source Tools
2018Data Science Workflows: A Flight Test Case Study
2018Use of AES Encryption with Airborne Telemetry Data
2017The Evolution of Real-Time Data Monitoring Requirements
2017User Interface Architecture for Big Data Analysis and Visualization of Flight Data
2016Distributed Test Operations: Lessons Learned from Geographically Separated Control Rooms
2016HAVE LIGHT - An Evaluation of Electro-Optic System Imaging Performance Test Techniques and C-12J Utility as an Electro Optics Airborne Test Bed
2016Leveraging PLC Technology to Interface Network Sensors and Subsystems on Legacy Platforms
2015Can We Migrate Our Analysis Routines to Python
2015Flight Test of Advanced Sensor Reversible Attachment Technology
2015Flow and Structure Deformation Research of a Composite Glider in Flight Conditions
2014Addressing the Challenges Created by Large Networked Ethernet FTI
2014History and Evolution of Metadata Standards for the FTI Community
2014Ethernet Packet Filtering for FTI
2013A Better way to Monitor Flight Tests in the Control Room: Limits-Based Displays
2013Low Cost Flight Test Instrumentation for Educational Purposes
2013An Innovative Low Maintenance Data Acquisition Solution for Load Factor Capture
2013The Evolution of IADS Analysis - The Path to Credibility and Acceptance
2012Flight Test Instrumentation on a Rotary Wing Aircraft
2010Automating the Data Reduction Process for More Efficient Flight Tests and Quicker Flight Releases to Customers
2010From Kneeboards to Mobile Computers - Achieving Higher Quality Flight Test Engineering Education at Lower Cost
2010Airbus A400M Flight Test Means
2009Academic Experiences with A Very Light Aircraft - dedicated Flight Test Instrumentation System
2009Helicopter/Ship Securing Test & Analytic Options
2009Considerations When Using Confidence Intervals to Compare Flight Test Data Sets
2009A Set of Software Tools and Methodology for Model Driven Live Test Data Processing, Visualization and Logging
2008Overview of an Integrated Instrumentation Data System Used by the F-35
2008System-wide synchronization in network-based data acquisition systems and its effect on sampling simultaneity
2008Using a NOAA Database, GPS, and/or Pressure Altitude Measurements to Determine Height above Terrain
2008Strain Gage Installation Quality, Reliability &; Performance
2008Review of a successful distributed networked and modular FTI implementation
20071588-Enhanced Vehicle Network Concept Demonstration
2007Integration of the Flight Test Instrumentation and Telemetry System for an F/A-18 Hornet Flight Test Program
2007IADS Real-time Operating Deflection Shapes Display - An Advancement in Real-Time Flight Test Analysis
2007QuickView - A Data Analysis Tool for Flight Test and Beyond
2007The Challenges of Flight Test Instrumentation: Case Studies in Real-time Flight Test Monitoring and Advanced Instrumentation
2007Data Display Interchangeability for Heterogeneous Platforms
2007The HDF - Time History Data File Format
2006Carry-on & Quick Install Instrumentation for Flight Test
2006DIADS - Evolution in Electronic Warfare T&E
2006Technology Options to Enhance Rotorcraft/Ship Testing and Related Analysis
2006High Accuracy Miniature Pressure Transducer
2005The Flight Test Telemetry System for the EA-18G Flight Test Program
2005Mobile Telemetry Tracking and Relay System (MoTTRS)
2004Analog to Digital and Digital to Analog Converter Technology Assessment
2004Application of an Interface Control Unit to the EA -18G Flight Test Program
2004Small UAV and RPV Inertial Flight Test Instrumentation Systems
2004IADS The Interactive Analysis and Display System
2004FXS - A Bridge Between Worlds
2004The Big Future of Small Sensors: Micro Sensors for Aircraft Applications
2004Fibre Channel Node Connection Linking Aircraft and Ground
2003The Impact of Real-time Telemetry Processing at Pa x River
2003Using a Real Time Linux Data System for a Modified C-130 Flight Test Program
2003Flight Test Recording and Telemetry of Avionic Fibre Channel Networks
2003NATO/RTO Publications on Flight Test Techniques and Flight Test Instrumentation
2003A User Perspective on FQPSK Performance Characteristics
2002Real-Time Presentation System -The Basis for Modern Flight Testing
2002Electric Bomb Fuzing Instrumentation System Test Program on the F/A-18A Aircraft
2002Photogrammetrics - Methods and Applications for Aviation Test and Evaluation
2002Low Cost Biodegradable Airborne Visual Flow Indicator
2002Going with the Flow - In-Flight Flow Angle Measurement
2002Telemetry Solutions for Weapon Separation Testing
2001Rotorcraft/Shipboard Landing Analytic Options
2001Ultra-Small Pitot Tube Mems Air Data Sensor and Related Devices
2001A Belt System for a Flight Test Surface Pressure Survey
2000New Flight Test Instrumentation for the RNLAF F-16 MLU Aircraft
2000Managing and Acquiring Test Data in the Information Age
2000Solid State Recorders for FTI
2000Flight Test Modified Mean Filter - aka The Spike Killer
2000ProboTools Stella - A 4th Generation Data Analysis System
2000What Instrumentation Engineers Need to Know About Lightning
2000IEEE P1451.3 A Standard for Networked Transducers
2000Data Acquisition and Analysis Software as Real-Time Processes
1999The Integrated Portable Ground System at Boeing, S t. Louis
1999F/A-18E/F Weapon Separation Photogrammetric Analysis
1999Flight Performance Determination Using GNSS Carrier Phase Solution
1999Pressure Belt - A Smart Sensor Network System for Flight Test
1998Certifying and Flight Testing a Portable Data Recording System for In-Service Use
1997Automated Telemetry Data Analysis Using a COTS, PC -Based, Expert System
1997Investigating Structural Issues with In-Service Flight Testing
1997F-22 Avionic Test and Evaluation Standard File Format
1997A Limited In-Flight Evaluation of the Constant Current Loop Strain Measurement Method
1997Flight Demonstration of a Shock Location Sensor Using Constant Voltage Hot-Film Anemometry
1997A Modular Network Architecture for Lower Cost Telemetry Processing
1997Advanced Range Telemetry - Range Approaches for Dealing with Telemetry Spectral Uncertainties
1996The Common Airborne Instrumentation System
1996The Radar In-Phase and Quadrature Data Recording System for the E-2C Group II Hawkeye
1996Using Advanced F/T Technologies on an Upgraded Radar F/T Program
1996ASVS for High-Frame Rate Airborne Multi-Camera Digital Imaging
1996Improved Analysis Approach Using a Collocated Integrated Multi-Functional Data System
1996Turnkey Telemetry Data Acquisition and Processing Systems Utilizing Common Off the Shelf Products
1995The Modular Data Acquisition System and Its Role in UK Mod Flight Trials
1995Test Data Monitor System
1995A Camera for Wide Angle Diffraction Optics HUD Image Reproduction. Realization and Applications in Flight Tests
1995Application of Differential GPS to Flight Testing Experience Gained by Alenia Flight Test
1994The Lower-Dynamic Data Acquisition System as Part of the MRVS-90 Instrumentation System
1994The Use of Genetic Algorithms for Flight Test and Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence and Complex Software Systems
1994Use of Commercial and Surplus Instrumentation to Reduce the Cost of Flight Testing
1994Instrumenting the Prototype Fighter: The YF-22A Story
1994Wind Turbulence Measurement Over Large Areas Using Spatial Correlation Velocimetry
1994Using Differential GPS as a TSPI Source in Flight Test of High-Performance Aircraft
1993Black Box Data Not Just for Crashes Anymore
1993Terrain Following Testing for Low Energy Aircraft and Improved Data Analysis Techniques
1993Modernizing Post-Test Analysis for Flight Test Engineering
1993Image Quality Optimization Methods for Airborne Video Imaging Systems
1993A Position Reference System for Flight Tests Based on GPS/IRS Integration
1993A New Generation of Probes for Aerodynamic Research
1992A High-Speed, Ruggedized, Miniature Instrumentation Recorder Utilizing Commercial Technology
1992Flight Deflection Measurement System
1992An Analysis of a GPS-Code Sensor for Flight Test Space Positioning
1992Recent Developments in Fast Response Aerodynamic Probe Technology
1992In-Flight Non-Intrusive Measurement of Angle-of-Attack Based on Stagnation Point Location
1992Non-Standard Uses of Avionic Real-Time Telemetry Systems
1991Common Airborne Instrumentation System
1991Instrumentation for In-Flight Acoustic Measurements in an Engine Inlet Duct of a Fokker 100 Aircraft
1991Dynamic Core Store - OFP-Embedded Data Capture
1991Generic Software Tools for Test and Evaluation of Weapon Delivery Systems
1991Analysis Tools Derived from Investigating Aerodynamic Loss of Tail Rotor Effectiveness (LTE)
1991The Future of Flight Test Instrumentation
1991UC-880 Telemetry Relay Airborne Command System
1991In-Flight Detection of Stagnation, Transition and Separation Using Micro-Thin Surface Hot-Films
1991A VME Based Ground Station and Display System at MCAIR
1991Distributed Real-Time Data Processing for the Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23A Prototype Flight Test Program
1991Hypersonic Vehicle Flight Test Instrumentation
1990State-of-the-Art Airborne Video Recording
1990Real Time Data Acquisition for Expert Systems in Unix Workstations at Space Shuttle Mission Control
1990C.A.T.C.H.: Computer Aided Test Conductor Handbook: A Method for Reducing Cost, Time and Effort in a n Aircraft Test and Certification Program
1990A Digital Doppler Rate of Descent Indicator
1990Variable Capacitance Accelerometer - An Attractive Alternative for Flight Test Measurements
1990Predicted and Measured In-Flight Wing Deformations of a Forward-Swept-Wing Aircraft
1990Calibration of an Aircraft Control Surface Using a Tri-Axial Accelerometer Package
1990Low Profile Microsensor for Aerodynamic Pressure Measurement
1990The SAS Flight Analysis and Aircraft Monitoring System
1989Cost Conscious Design for Data Acquisition System Ground Support Equipment
1989A Measurement System for Production Flight Tests of New Aircraft
1989High Precision Real Time Airplane Positioning System with Full Navigational Capabilities for Flight Testing
1989RPAS - Runway Performance Analysis System
1989High-Speed Motion Analysis
1989The Development of a Flight Test Engineer's Workstation for the Automated Flight Test Management System
1989Downwash Measurement at the Horizontal Tail
1989Telemetry Processing - Real Time to Postflight
1989Trends in Telemetry for the Flight Test Engineer
1988Data Compression for Data Acquisition, Storage and PCM Transmission
1988Establishing Artificial Intelligence Technology in a Flight Test Environment
1988ExpertVision: A Video-Based Non-Contact System for Motion Measurement
1988Low Cost Equipment for Flight Test Film and Video Evaluation
1988Mobile Support To 'Round the World' Real Time Data
1988The System 500, A Real-Time Flight Test Telemetry System
1988The Measurement of Linear and Angular Displacement s In Prototype Aircraft Instrumentation, Calibration and Operational Accuracy
1988A Simple Low-Cost Telemetry System for Those of Modest Means
1987Digital Telemetry System for Real-Time Analysis of Airbus A320 Flight Test Results
1987The Data Acquisition System for the Fokker 100 Test Aircraft
1987Airborne Data Monitoring System
1987Instrumentation for ULM and Hang-Glider Flight Tests
1987Flight Test Data Acquisition and Processing - The Aeritalia Solution
1987Image Processing as a Tool in Flight Test Evaluation
1987New Techniques in Flight Testing
1987Electro-Optical Flight Deflection Measurement System
1987Inertial Measurement of Airfield Performance
1986Utilization of Computer Graphics to Produce Real-Time Answers
1986Flight Test and Evaluation of a Prototype Airborne Video and Pulse Code Modulation Multiplexing System
1986Satisfying the Information Requirements of an Aircraft T&E Center
1986CAFTA - The Latest in Flight Test Data Analysis Systems
1986Test Planning and Instrumentation Tracking Data Base Management
1985A Minimum Approach to Flight Testing
1985Flight Testing on Customer Aircraft with a Portable Airborne Digital Data System
1985Avionics Digital Data Acquisition System
1985Precise Control Surface Position Measurements for Hysteresis and Twist Testing
1985RMPS - A Real Time Parallel Computing System
1984A Study of State-of-the-Art Computer Graphics Systems for Flight Safety Monitoring
1984Airborne Instrumentation Magnetic Tape Recording Thru the Early 90's
1984Use of Video Cassette Recorders for Combined Video and PCM Data Recording
1984IFDAPS: A Software Overview
1984The Best Seat in the House: A User's View of IFDAP S
1984Flight Test Data Acquisition and Processing System
1984Air Force Flight Test Instrumentation System: An Introduction for Flight Test Engineers and Managers
1984An Intelligent Amplifier
1984IFDAPS: A Hardware Overview
1984Infrared Instrumentation Capabilities at Eglin Air Force Base
1984A New High Temperature Silicon on Sapphire Transducer for Jet Engine Control Applications
1984Inflight Resolution Evaluation for Thermal Imaging Systems
1984Telemetry System Prototype Development
1983Grumman's Display and Control System - Work in Progress
1983PADDS - A Portable Airborne Digital Data System
1983767/757 Instrumentation System
1983The Microcomputer in Flight Test Data Reduction
1983HADS Digital Pressure Transducer
1983Uses of a Digital Electronic Theodolite System in a Weapon Separation Program
1983Continued Development of Distance Measuring Equipment for Real-Time Spatial Positioning in Military Aircraft Testing
1982Real Time Testing - The Next Generation
1982A Ground Test Instrumentation Data System for EW Systems Flight Testing
1982High Density Digital Data Encoding, Transmission and Decoding in Standard Video Signals
1982Operational Aircraft Performance Evaluation - An Approach to Testing Using a Head-Up Display System
1982Guidelines for Developing Electronic Test Equipment, Procedures and Programs
1982An Application of DME for Measuring Real Time Field Performance
1981A Cost Effective Quick-Response Test Station
1981Reducing the Cost for Airborne Instrumentation Hardware Testing
1981Application of Pulse Code Modulation Technology to Aircraft Dynamics Data Acquisition
1980Development of a Simple, Self-Contained Flight Test Data Acquisition System
1980Size Reduction Flight Test Airborne Data Systems
1980Simulator Data Test Instrumentation Flight Test Challenge of the Eighties
1980The Boeing Flight Test Data System 1980
1980Instrumentation Remote "Mini" Ground Station
1980Data Systems Organization - A Change for the Better
1980Instrumenting a Test Airplane in Brazil
1980Color Graphics Based Real-Time Telemetry Processing System
1979First Experience with Telemetry and Real Time Data Reduction at Gates Learjet
1979An Economical Approach to Onboard Digital Graphics
1979MIDS - The Right Tool for Small Test Jobs
1979A Low-Cost Airborne Data Acquisition System
1979Experience from Testing the Viggen Electronic Systems Utilizing Existing Computer Capacity
1979From Tape Measure to Computer Tape
1979Airborne Video Instrumentation/Data Reduction
1979Are We Spending Too Much on Flight Test Instrumentation?
1979Recent Progress in Aircraft Sink Rate Measurement
1979VSTOL Test Techniques Utilizing Laser Tracking
1978INACT - Interactive Test Data Analysis
1978Flight Test Technology Development: A Preview of DyMoTech
1978Space Shuttle Data Acquisition and Processing
1978Pressure Instrumentation for Gas Turbine Engines - a Review of Measurement Technology
1977Development of an On-Board Minicomputer System
1977Space Shuttle Orbiter Approach and Landing Program Status
1977F-16 Progress in Performance Flight Testing Using an Inertial Navigation Unit
1977Ultrasonic Method of Gun Gas Detection
1976Instrumentation for an Air-to-Ground Target Acquisition Experiment
1976Large Quantity, High Speed Pressure Data Acquisition
1976Development of a Unique, Operational Digital Data Acquisition System for Test Pilot Training and Aircraft Performance Monitoring
1976Data Acquisition at the Canadian Forces Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment During the Late 197 0's
1976Photogrammetry Techniques Utilized by Grumman During the F-14A Weapon Separation Flight Test Program
1976Air to Air Gunnery Analysis System
1976Airborne Data Analysis and Monitoring with a Mini Computer
1976Precise Digital Pressure Measurement in an Airborne Environment
1975Consolidated Eglin Real Time System
1975A Method of Measuring Static Pressures Using High Speed Electronic Scanning Techniques
1975Numerical Method for Liquid Water Content Prediction in the Air Force Flight Test Center Icing Spray Cloud
1975CHASE - The Optimum Photoanalysis System
1975Air Force Flight Test Center Integrated Data Capabilities
1975Data Processing and Presentation for Effective Testing
1974Naval Missile Center Photo Data Analysis of Store- Separation Films
1974Application of a Real Time Processing System for Flying Qualities and Performance Testing
1974Airborne Testing of Advanced Multisensor Aircraft
1974Hot-Wire Anemometry for In-Flight Measurement of Aircraft Wake Vortices
1973Implementation of the Uniform Flight Test Analysis System
1973Data Management During the Navy Performance Test and Evaluation of the F-14A Airplane
1973The Use of a Navigation Platform for Performance Flight Testing
1971The Use of Photogrammetrics in Flight Testing the A-7D/E Navigation System
1970Computer Controlled Digital Conversion of Graphical Test Data
1970Man-Machine Interaction for a Real-Time Flight Test Data System
1970The Use of an Interactive Computer to Optimize a Photographic Data Acquisition System
1970An Integrated Data System for Antenna Pattern Testing
1970A Desk Calculator for On-Board Data Reduction
1970The Median as an Estimate if the CEP - A Simple Approach to Bivariate Error Evaluation
1970The Computer Versus the Analyst
1970General Calculation Capability in a Production Data Reduction Environment - Batch Processing
1970Grumman Automated Telemetry System
1970Development of an Advanced Data System for Army Engineering Flight Test