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Flight Planning

Below are two tables which will help users with their flight planning. They allow the user to determine the appropriate flying height to obtain the desired swath width and pixel size. The range of flying heights available depends on the platform. For additional information on the platforms which HyTES can be operated click on the Platforms tab.

Flight Planning Application

Flight Planning Tables

Flight Altitude and Pixel Size

Flight Altitude and Swath Width

Upcoming Deployments (tentative dates)

2022 WDTS Campaign:
August 8-15th - install on ER2
September 1-16th - campaign on ER2 (campaign had originally planned to start on August 16th

2022 G5 checkout campaign:
November 14th-18th - install on GV
November 21st-25th - test flights on GV

2023 European Campaign
May 2nd - July 2nd - Twin Otter aircraft

2023 Bioscape Campaign
Mid October - November