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LOLA [1 record]

Record 1 2001-05-25


Subject field(s)
  • Meteorology
  • Airport Runways and Areas

[The] LLWSAS system ... is marketed under the trade name LOLA, for low level alert. LOLA is a turnkey system consisting of an array of wind sensors, located on the ground, at and around an airport ... The LOLA system is directed by a IBM central control unit with varied communications (VHF/UHF radio or land line) to interrogate the remote sensor sites at least once every 10 seconds. Currently, the two-minute running average of the centre-field site is the reference value from which the shears (at 15-knot threshold value to trigger the alarms) are detected.

Key term(s)
  • LOLA


  • Météorologie
  • Pistes et aires d'aéroport

Le LLWSAS est un système de saisie, d'analyse et d'affichage de données exploité en temps réel et commandé par micro-ordinateur. Il recueille des données sur la direction et la vitesse du vent au moyen de six anémomètres; un anémomètre central est implanté près du centre de l'aéroport et cinq anémomètres périphériques sont placés près des zones d'approche et de décollage.


système d'alerte cisaillement du vent à basse altitude : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.


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