Flight Testing Overview
From here you can find a journal of flights for the fleet. In the date folders, plots and descriptions of objectives for the day are provided.
See the RECUV channel on You Tube for fun and informative videos of our flights.
|18 May 2009||Tempest-0 test flights featuring thorough testing of flying and landing in a light RC configuration, 8 flights total.|
|19 May 2009||Tempest-0 test flights in winds of about 25 knots in both light and heavy RC configurations, 3 flights total.|
|20 May 2009||More Tempest-0 RC test flights at full weight, with pitot and static tubes installed, 4 flights total.|
|22 May 2009||Tempest-0 autonomous test flights at full weight, 1 flight total.|
|19 June 2009||Tempest-0 communication and flight envelope testing, 2 flights total.|
|22 July 2009||Tempest-0 communication and overheating testing, 2 flights total.|
Checklist and Flight logs
Checklist and Flight Log