Sierra Nevada Corporation

444 Salomon Circle
Sparks, NV 89434

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $49.9K
First Award Date 01/01/87
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/87

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Chisholm John P. Chisholm 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 87-1
Budget: 01/01/87 - 12/31/87
PI: Unavailable

NUMEROUS AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS HAVE OCCURED DURING TAKEOFF AND LANDING DUE TO THE STRONG AND UNEXPECTED WINDS DIVERGING FROM A MICROBURST OUTFLOW. EXTENSIVE RESEARCH HAS INDICATEDTHAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO DETECT SUCH WINDS BY MEANS OF A DOPPLER WEATHER RADAR. A LOGICAL RADAR CANDIDATE IS THE UNIT CARRIED BY ALL AIR TRANSPORTS. A PROBLEM WITH THE USE O...