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IANS Hosted First EUROCAE Meeting in Russia

On September 19-21, 2017 a meeting of EUROCAE WG-100 was held for the first time in Russia at IANS premises. The session gathered representatives of the world's leading manufacturers of CCTV systems, such as Frequentis AG (Austria), INDRA, Kongsberg Defense Systems (Norway), SAAB (Sweden), Thales...

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IANS Hosts EUROCAE WG-100 Meeting

A meeting of the international working group EUROCAE WG-100 / Remote and virtual towers will be held on September 19 -21, 2017 at IANS head office and experimental flight base Orlovka. The working group includes representatives of the world's leading manufacturers of CCTV systems, such as...

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IANS Receives IAC AR Certificate

On August 31, 2017, the Aviation Register of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC AR) certified the Automated Weather Observing Station (AWOS) following the successful testing at the Orlovka air base. The certificate was issued to Aviation Meteorological Systems (AMS), one of the companies of...

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Double holiday in Orlovka

On August 19, 2017 IANS aerodrome Orlovka hosted the now-traditional annual air show dedicated to the 105th anniversary of Russian Air Force, as well as the 6th anniversary of IANS. The show was opened by IANS Director General Mikhail Kizilov piloting a A-22 "Aeroprakt" and included performances of...

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IANS Took Part in MAKS-2017

On July 18-23, 2017 the Ramenskoye Airport, Zhukovsky, hosted the bi-annual International Aviation and Space Salon "MAKS". The event had traditionally gathered a large number of participants and visitors from all over the world. IANS also took part in the exhibition and presented its remote video...

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IANS Becomes Partner of 5th FAI World Aerobatics Yak-52 Championship

IANS has become a partner of the 5th FAI World Aerobatics Yak-52 Championship (WAYAKC 2017) which will take place on July 9-16 2017 at the historic military airfield Klokovo in Tula. Over 40 sportsmen from 15 countries will participate in the international competition, including individual...

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IANS Received US Patent for Wake Vortex Flight Safety

IANS employees S.V. Alekseev, N.A. Baranov, A.S. Belotserkovsky and M.I. Kanevsky have received US patent No. 9,466,220 B2 for the method and on-board system for ensuring the minimum longitudinal separation distance under wake turbulent conditions.

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IANS Experimental Flight Base in May

IANS Concern is pleased to present you a new video of our experimental flight base at Orlovka airfield. The video was shot from a quadcopter to demonstrate day and night activities of the flight base. We have also added the shooting of our bear as a small informal bonus to put you in good spirits :)

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"Pavlin" Orphanage Students at IANS

On April 22, 2017, children from "Pavlin" Orphanage visited IANS office at the invitation of IANS Director General Mr. Mikhail Kizilov. The young guests felt like real pilots on company’s lab benches, sat at the controls of airplane and helicopter simulators and tested the ATCO control panel. The...

Meteorological Radar Station
for Airdrome Terminal Area "Monocle"
Intended use:

Meteorological Radar Station for Airdrome Terminal Area ("Monocle") ensures radar field of weather observation in the areas of aviation basing where installing stationary weather radar is either impossible or impractical. Monocle is compliant with the Russian Preliminary National Standard 170-2016 "Meteorological Radar Complex for Airfield Near Area".

Monocle ensures collection, processing and timely provision of radar weather information to meteorological services and civil (state) aviation units and/or any other interested users.

Such information includes:

  • fields of cloudiness;
  • precipitation and related weather hazards;
  • rainfall intensity;
  • wind conditions in the detected cloudiness;
  • turbulence, vertical and horizontal wind shears in the given scanning sector.
Monocle solves the following tasks:
  • detection and classification of meteorological phenomena during circle, sectorial and scanning monitoring of the area;
  • detection of hazardous turbulence and wind shear while prioritizing of predetermined areas.

Operating principle

Monocle consists of a weather radar unit performing emission of probing radio pulses, reception, signal pre-processing and digitization. Scanning is realized by a narrow antenna pattern beam through sequential azimuthal viewing in the horizontal plane, and then switching to elevation in the vertical plane.

Monocle operation is provided by specialized software that is installed in the workstation. The software monitors radar's performance ensures control, signal processing and output of the results.

Primary and secondary data processing, storage and display to users is carried out through an automated workstation. The capacity of data transmission line between the radar and workstation should be no less than 100 Mbit/s.

Doppler radar signals are processed on the basis of a coherent digital processing of the complex echo spectrum. Meteorological information can be transmitted to external users in BUFR codes.

Meteorological Information Interpretation and Display
Reflectivity Radial Velocity
Velocity spectrum width Specific turbulent energy dissipation rate
Map of meteorological phenomena in cells and the velocity vector field at 5500 m
Reflectivity (dBZ) 3D-Display
Monocle installation

Monocle can be installed on the roofs of administrative and other buildings and on special masts (towers). The decision on the need for a tower or rack, its type and size should be taken after preliminary field survey while performing design and survey work.

The survey (1-2 specialists) is required for installing the station. The installation site must have a level surface with a size of at least 750x750 mm, ensuring reliable installation using regular fastening kit. Monocle's low weight and compact dimensions also enable mobile installation option.

Monocle’s advantages:
  • high quality of information on high-speed and turbulent characteristics of weather phenomena;
  • low power consumption;
  • small dimensions and light weight;
  • low cost of installation;
  • low maintenance cost;
  • safe for human;
  • possibility of installation on different buildings (including high-rise ones);
  • possibility to create a mobile version;
  • possibility of autonomous work.
Technical charesteristics of MONOCLE
  • Detection range:
    • Hazardous meteorological phenomena - up to 100 km
    • Wind shear areas - up to 50 km
    • Dangerous turbulence areas - up to 50 km
  • Transmitter power - not less than 100 W
  • Emitted signals frequency - 9345 ± 30 MHz
  • Surveillance coverage:
    • in azimuth - from 0° to 360°
    • angularly - from -1° to +90°
  • Type of antenna - Slot antenna array
  • Width of antenna directional pattern - not more than 3.25 х 3.25°
  • Signal type - coherent, pulse
  • Accuracy of distance measurement - at least 100 m
  • Accuracy of angles measurement - at least 1°
  • Accuracy of speed measurement - at least 1 m/sec
  • Dimensions, mm - 1120x1120x1080
  • Weight, kg - 65
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