Scientific project gas balloons
Thunderhead Balloon Systems have made long duration and navigational stratospheric missions a proven reality. By leveraging directional wind patterns at high altitudes, Raven Aerostar's Thunderhead Balloon ...
THE ENVELOPE The envelope is a helium gas cell, with an air ballonet which is pressurized by a ballonet fan. This ensures the balloon maintains its spherical shape at all times.
SKYSTAR 180 The Skystar 180 tactical aerostat system enables continuous day and night ISR operations at 600 feet. It enables high quality information gathering and accurate target allocation, utilizing gyro stabilized payloads and GPS/INS ...
Condor tethered aerostat Its strenghts are : - Persistence : 15 days - Completly autonomous for a long term use - Embedding of any kind of payload - High altitude for a broader spectrum and a quicker detection - Resistance to ...
... air only in calm weather. Hybrid captive balloons do not have this disadvantage because they combine the properties of a captive balloon and a kite. During the wind, the aerodynamic lift acts on the ...
Type Tethered balloon Endurance 10 days Max. wind 80 km/h Altitude up to 1000 ft Dimensions Envelope volume : from 30 to 120 m3 Diameter : from 4 to 8 m Weights Payload : from 5 to 50 kg Equipment EO/IR Communication system
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