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Toronto Electric Model Aviation Club (TEMAC) => General Discussion => Topic started by: Frank v B on April 14, 2019, 10:43:25 am

Title: Stratolaunch's maiden flight yesterday
Post by: Frank v B on April 14, 2019, 10:43:25 am
from Youtube.  Such a Rutan design.  Financed by Paul Allen (deceased) of Microsoft.  This plane can lift a half million pounds.  The largest wingspan of any plane.  Compare this skinny lift strategy versus the Antonov 225's bulky strategy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hku8TH9NKfw

Frank
Title: Re: Stratolaunch's maiden flight yesterday
Post by: AlexShao on April 17, 2019, 12:00:40 pm
And powered by 6 Pratt & Whitney engines.
Title: Re: Stratolaunch's maiden flight yesterday
Post by: Frank v B on April 17, 2019, 06:01:37 pm
Alex,

re: "powered by 6 Pratt & Whitney engines."

....on at least 1200S batteries. :D

Frank