Russian Aeronautics

, Volume 61, Issue 2, pp 265–270 | Cite as

A Quasi-Spherical Air Pressure Probe

  • M. A. Golovkin
  • A. A. Efremov
  • V. V. SysoevEmail author
Aircraft Instruments and Instrumentation Computer Complexes


This paper considers an air pressure probe, the head part of which is made in the form of a polyhedron inscribed into a sphere. Wind tunnel testing of the probe models is performed, a mathematical model and an algorithm are constructed to calculate all the altitude and airspeed parameters, and an error estimation is given.


air pressure probe flight parameters testing calibration characteristics Reynolds number mathematical model algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Golovkin
    • 1
  • A. A. Efremov
    • 1
  • V. V. Sysoev
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Zhukovsky Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute (TsAGI)ZhukovskyRussia

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