Latitude Technologies to supply Operation Loads Monitoring Systems for USFS

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The U.S. Forest Service has awarded Latitude Technologies the contract to supply Operation Loads Monitoring  Systems (OLMS) for deployment by the US Forest Service on government and contractor  aircraft engaged in aerial wildfire fighting operations in the US over the next four years.

Government-owned aircraft include Cessna TU 206 and Citation Bravo, Raytheon King Air 90, A100 and 200, DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver and DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, Douglas DC3TP, Shorts 330 (C-23), Rockwell Commander 500 and applies to all aircraft procured or contracted for by the Forest Service throughout the life of the contract.

The Latitude contract includes the supply of monitoring systems for data acquisition, signal conditioning, and downloading of acceleration, strain as well as fuel, engine, control surfaces including spatial parameters, air pressure, temperature and retardant quantity to mention a few; up to a total of fifty-six continuous analog parameters.

Thanks and a tip of the hat go out to Dick.