Lightweight Wind Sensors for Drones

By Mike Ball / 26 Jan 2022
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FT Technologies wind sensors for drones brochureFT Technologies has released a brochure that provides an overview of the advantages of using wind sensors on UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), and also details the company’s Acu-Res ultrasonic technology.

Download the full brochure here, or visit this page for more case studies featuring FT Technologies wind sensors

The brochure covers:

  • Why wind sensors are useful for UAVs
  • How Acu-Res ultrasonic technology has been developed with drones in mind
  • Case study – an unmanned fixed-wing seaplane
  • Case study – forest fire monitoring
  • Case study – urban air mobility (UAM)
  • Case study – measuring wake turbulence around wind turbines
  • An overview of the FT205 and FT742-SM wind sensors for UAVs

FT Technologies’ low-SWaP (size, weight and power) ultrasonic wind sensors are ideal for integration into drone platforms for a wide variety of missions. To find out more, download the full brochure here.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact