Accession Number : ADD011672

Title :   Geomagnetic Velocimeter.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Krasnjanski,D

Report Date : 02 Apr 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A velocity measuring system utilizes a pair of magnetic sensors each mounted in a displaced location with respect to the other on an aircraft whereby such sensors passing over the same stationary base location at different times provide geomagnetic field signals to a correlator circuit for producing a value for the ground speed of the aircraft.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *VELOCIMETERS, *MAGNETIC DETECTORS, FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS, GEOMAGNETISM, MEASUREMENT, MICROPROCESSORS

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation
      Geomagnetism
      Magnetic & Electric Fld Detection & Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE