Tag Archives: FLIGHT

Startup aims for certification by 2025 for hybrid turboprop regional aircraft

UK-based startup Faradair plans to certify an 18-seat, hybrid electric aircraft by 2025 for passenger operations. The BEHA (Bio Electric Hybrid Aircraft) uses a patented “triple box-wing” high-lift configuration, to enable a Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) capability of less … Continue reading

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Preliminary crash report confirms Ethiopian 737 MAX pilots lost control despite following Boeing’s instructions

Preliminary crash report confirms Ethiopian 737 MAX pilots lost control despite following Boeing’s instructions Continue reading

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First flight of Boeing’s air taxi (see video)

First flight of Boeing’s air taxi Continue reading

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Plane with no Moving Parts takes First Flight, Powered by an ‘ion drive’

Plane with no Moving arts takes First Flight, Powered by an ‘ion drive’ Continue reading

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First Jet Fuel Recycled From Waste, Test Flight in October

First Jet Fuel Recycled From Waste, Test Flight in October Continue reading

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First flight test for SpaceShipTwo

3 Dic 2016 – Virgin Galactic’s second SpaceShipTwo performed its first flight Dec. 3, a glide test that begins the next phase in testing of the commercial suborbital spaceplane. SpaceShipTwo, named VSS Unity, and its carrier aircraft, WhiteKnightTwo, took off … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic, first flight from Italy in 2020

Signed accord between Virgin Galactic and the Turin Altec to find in Italy the airports for the shuttles trips. Within three years a gate will be open in Italian for the space tourists: will be possible to embark form 3 … Continue reading

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India’s first space shuttle launch – test flight completed

A rocket carrying the Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 9:30 p.m. The Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD), which is about six times smaller than the final planned space shuttle, … Continue reading

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Interplanetary Flight – Introduction

  Interplanetary flight:  1) Introduction 2) Heliocentric Transfer Orbit 3) The Gauss Problem 4) Determining Orbital Elements 5) Hyperbolic Departure and Approach 6) Gravitational Assist   An interplanetary spacecraft spends most of its flight time moving under the gravitational influence of a single body – the … Continue reading

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