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Tag Archives: Homebuilt
Iso-Haisu Flies to 2348 meters!
The Iso-Haisu (big skunk) hybrid rocket just flew, on wednesday second of March 2011. More info on the Haisunäätä pages. Done by members of SATS ry, Suomen Avaruustutkimusseura or SAFF, Sällskap för Astronautisk Forskning i Finland by its Swedish name or Finnish … Continue reading
Posted in Homebuilt, Motivation, Suborbital, Uncategorized Tagged Haisunäätä, Homebuilt, hybrid, sats, Suomen Avaruustutkimusseura Leave a comment
Hero Designers and Testing
This shows the “golden age” during and just after the war. Even large things with a lot of design input could not be designed to be close to optimal right from the start. The B-36 experienced failures in structural testing … Continue reading
Posted in Homebuilt, industry, RLV:s Tagged B-36, Buckling, Design, Homebuilt, Ian Lea, Panel Size, Rib, Ribs, Structural Testing Leave a comment
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKopZgaPbgM&feature=related] This is something we’re after.
Posted in airplane, Homebuilt, Motivation Tagged Airchair, Glider, Homebuilt, Vatulino 3 Comments
Aircraft Structure Woes
I’ve been reading quite a lot about aircraft design and structures. Interesting contrast with rocketry. I’ve also been toying around with a few possible home designs and builds. I might write a more proper history / introduction of that someday. … Continue reading
Posted in airplane, Homebuilt, Motivation, Uncategorized Tagged aircraft structure, airplane, composite, de havilland, foam core, Homebuilt, ibis, junqua, ken rand, kit plane, kr-1, long-ez, mosquito, plywood, vampire, wood, zenith Leave a comment