Stratodynamics Flight Tests Turbulence-Detection Sensor

After release from a high-altitude balloon, the HiDRON glider used an infrasound microphone to detect turbulence in its path.
Credit: Stratodynamics
A microphone capable of detecting potentially hazardous clear-air turbulence at long range has been test flown on a balloon-launched unmanned stratospheric glider. Startup Stratodynamics is targeting the NASA-developed turbulence detection technology at the commercial aviation, urban air mobility...

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