Meet Metek at the 2018 Conference of the European Geophysical Union in Vienna, 9 - 13 April, 2018

What is the best approach for surveying the wind field in wind farms? In this discussion usually the reliability of in-situ measurements is played off against the representativeness of remote sensing techniques. In the joint research project LIDAR Complex, the IFB (University of Stuttgart, Institute of Aircraft Design) found a new answer by combining the advantages of both approaches. They attached a uSonic-3 to an electrically powered UAV developed by IFB (
The picture shows the first test flight of a prototype around a WEC.

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