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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] some more data on the 30km flights

From: Reto Büttner
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] some more data on the 30km flights
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 08:52:18 +0100

Hi Chris,

congratulations to your awesome flight!

Can you put this info (some pictures are also welcome) on the wiki under:

Cheers, Reto

2010/12/7 Chris <address@hidden>:
> Here are some more data that i forgot to mention:
> AUW was exactly 5Kg but the plane could lift that weight without a problem
> and glide nicely for a brick.
> Landing speed (manual landing) was awfully high (~14m/s) but it could have
> been as low as 11m/s
> if i had flapperons installed.
> Strangely the plane did not exhibit any nasty tendencies like tip stalling
> etc.
> Being heavy also helped fight the wind gusts nicely.
> Take off power was 72A * ~15v =  ~1080W but it could cruise at altitude with
> ~16A @ 24m/s
> Flight altitude was 500m ASL.
> Actual wind speed at 500m was ~30Km/h according to the weather balloon we
> launched prior to take off (it had a VAISALA radiosonde)
> Next time i will try the 2.5m diameter parachute and bungee launch.
> I hope that the data i presented might found useful by someone else as the
> only thing that
> drove me to announce those tests is to add more useful information to the
> group and not show off.
> Chris
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