Magnetometer vs. Dual-Antenna Heading in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • Published Tue, 06/01/2021 - 10:30

Written by Ian Moore, Field Application Engineer

In the past, the magnetometer has been the common heading source for GNSS/INS systems in aircraft despite its cumbersome calibration and proclivity to magnetic interference. With the new GQ7’s dual-antenna, no calibration is needed. It’s immune to magnetic interference and provides a more accurate solution. Our Inertial Field Application Engineer put the two options to the test in a Cessna 150M aircraft.

Read about the findings here

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