MARGO is a DYNAMIC SHOL and a COURSE PREDICTION system ensuring a maximum efficiency for your VTOL operations.
A suite adapted to SEA-BASED & LAND air operations including incoming urban air mobility, and developed by experienced Navy & Naval aviation crew.
ZEPHYR VGO 1 is the VTOL part of MARGO and the continuation of the ZEPHYR H project, which was honored with the AUDACE Prize for the French Navy in May 2021.
This prize is awarded by the Maréchal Leclerc de Hautecloque Foundation and the French Ministry of Armed Forces with the support of its innovation agency Agence de l’Innovation de Défense
& RECOVERY CONDITIONS
MARGO includes an aviation course predictor that suggest the optimal aviation route through a realtime analysis of an extensive range of parameters such as platform movements, relative wind or waves direction.
This navigation aids allows to watch immediately the ship headings and speeds compatible with SHOL, in the nautical frame North-South-East-West.
Helicopter & ship configuration are easily selectable, through a touch tablet to be installed in navigation bridge and aviation room.
Thanks to ship hydrodynamic model inside, and connection to inertial sensors, this device is able to compute main waves directions, and predict ship movements for all other ship speed/heading. It helps the officers to choose the aviation route and anticipate evolutions.
Those navigation parameters dedicated to the Officer of the watch are also automatically displayed in aviation room. Thus, the Flyco officer is able to manage the aviation clearance in ship frame and real-time.
Secured landing & take off
Data collection & analysis
Developed with experienced navy operators
Improve operation management
Enhance decision making