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BANS Took Part in HeliRussia 2018

From May 24 to May 26, 2018, the XI International helicopter industry exhibition HeliRussia 2018 was held at Crocus Expo, Moscow, where BANS exhibited its prototype of the helicopter onboard situational awareness system for helicopter crews (BSSO-B) for the first time.

Russian Nationwide UAV Exhibition and Conference at IANS Aerodrome

Russian Nationwide Exhibition and Conference “Unmanned Aerial Technologies for the Russian Fuel & Energy Sector” will be hosted by IANS on May 31, 2018 at Orlovka Aerodrome. The event is held under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Energy.

IANS  Took Part in 3rd International Forum on Civil Aviation Safety

IANS participated in the 3rd International Forum on Civil Aviation Safety that took place in Beijing, China, from May 22nd to 23rd,2018. 

IANS Remote Video Surveillance System Receives IAC Certificate

The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has certified the first Russian remote video surveillance system developed by IANS. Similar certification activities are also being carried out by the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya).

EUROCAE ED-250 Published

European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (EUROCAE) has published ED-250 "Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) for a Runway Overrun Awareness and Alerting System (ROAAS)". The document sums up almost 2 years of intense work and discussions within the working group WG-101, where...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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