The article is discussing the final design of a VHF communication antenna integrated in a composite winglet of the EV-55 small transport aircraft. The antenna is designed to operate in the VHF band reserved for civil aviation, 117.975 – 137 MHz with optimal VSWR below 2.5. Compared with a standard vertically polarized monopole antenna, the radiation pattern in the horizontal plane shall not be down more than 6 dB and vary more than 6 dB .
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Published on 15/02/21
Accepted on 15/02/21
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