Weather Radar Working Group Meeting Report. Meeting held July 16-17, 2020, Virtual Meeting.
AEEC’s Weather Radar Working Group reviewed inputs to ARINC Project Paper 748: Airborne Weather Radar with Advanced Technology.
Honeywell introduced the latest strawman document and led the review of many topics covered in this report.
Airbus and Boeing provided new inputs on weather radar connector layout, signal pins, I/O, fiber optics, and power.
Collins led a discussion on Electronically Scanned Antenna (ESA) performance, location, volume, and installation requirements.
Regular web conferences will be held to review specific sections of ARINC Project Paper 748 from August 6, 2020, onward.
The next full meeting is scheduled for November 19-20, 2020. The meeting format will be similar to recent Weather Radar Working Group meetings, namely a series of online sessions.