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SGA14: New air data module for in-flight calculations

13th February 2014 - 06:48 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Singapore


Curtiss-Wright has used the Singapore Airshow to introduce its new Air Data Computer Module (ADCM) for the calculation of aircraft altitude and airspeed.

It is the smallest, lightest and most stable vibrating cylinder-based air data computer module that the company has produced, which is essential for new rules that dictate the vertical separation of aircraft in airspace be decreased from 2,000ft of separation to 1,000ft. 

‘The aircraft has to accurately determine its altitude and speed to work out how soon it will get to where it wants to be,’ Christopher Thomson, VP of sales and marketing, told Shephard during the

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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