33th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

07 - Systems, Subsystems and Equipment

CERTIFICATION ASPECTS OF AN EARTH OBSERVATION PAYLOAD INSTALLED ON COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

R. Lopez Pereira, Safran Engineering Services GmbH, Germany; L. Rammos, Skyflox Sarl, Luxembourg

The use of commercial transport aircraft as platform for carrying Earth Observation equipment is an innovative use of the existing aviation infrastructure. The challenges of developing a system with as little operational interference as possible to regular operation have made the development and certification process of the ORCA project one of a kind.


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