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CONTROL

Intuitive, state-of-the-art control systems

hardware control features

COTS hardware for inexpensive and easy replacement or upgrade

 

Wireless controllers

 

Daylight readable touch screen

 

Requires no modification to the aircraft, reducing cost of procurement and ownership

 

Modular/configurable for reduced cost

 

Powered by aircraft ‘cigarette lighter’ adapter 12VDC outlet

 

Small, powerful, lightweight form factor

 

Less clutter in the cockpit

 

Inertial Navigation System (INS) on the Line-of-sight (LOS)

 

Electronic stabilization (secondary method)

 

Integrated inertial measurement unit (IMU)

 

Continuous optical zoom on both EO and IR cameras

 

GPS capable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Automatic Gain Control (AGC) – Unique feature which manages image when looking into high contrast areas, such as a fire – keeps image from “blooming”, like typical IR cameras.

Extremely effective for firefighting, forestry, search and rescue, dusk/dawn operations

 

On-screen display providing at-a-glance mission details regarding:

      - Latitude/longitude

      - Altitude

      - Camera azimuth/elevation

      - Geo-reference

      - Time-stamp

 

Moving Map

      - Street map overlay (optional)

 

Multiple sensor commands and modes of operation

      - Point-to-Coordinate

      - Hold-on-Coordinate

      - Point-to-Target

      - Stow

      - Observation

      - Pilot Window

      - Drift Calibration

      - Built-in-test (BIT)

      - FLIR Calibration

      - Center Image

      - Image Flip

      - Navigation Initialization

      - GPS Initialization

 

Target tracking

 

Wireless video downlink (optional)

 

Wireless communications for remote system operation from ground station (optional)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

software Control features