Group Project - Group #2 - Patton Wesley McGinn Steven Xu...

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Group #2 - Patton Wesley McGinn Steven Xu Edward Castellanes Kyle Zust Ryan Eggers Brandon Olson
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Support tactical Transport with Short Takeoff and Landing (STOL) Must have transcontinental range (CONUS) Must have speed capable of near mach performance Must carry a great amount of payload Must carry a minimum crew of 3 Statement of Problem Steven Xu
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The Rejected Ideas Blimp and airship have been rejected because a speed of mach .8 is required Helicopters due to speed requirements Turboprop engines due to required airspeed Delta wing because of weight requirement Feasibility Analysis Edward Castellanes
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Regular Airplane Fuselage for required cargo dimensions Jet engines needed for thrust and speed requirements Jet Assisted Take Off (JATO) needed for Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) Accepted Ideas Edward Castellanes
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Operational Requirements Mission Objective Design an aircraft to transport and deploy a Future Deployable Armored Vehicle. The cargo area must contain the FDAV; which its projected size is 560” long by 128” wide by 114” high and must have an escape route clearance of 12” around the vehicle. Have a range of at least 3000 nm for the ferry mission with aerial refueling ability to extend this range. During peacetime operations the aircraft must comply with the Air Traffic Management environment; as well as, comply with the acoustic mitigation standards round commercial airports and outlying communities Wesley McGinn
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Performance and Physical Parameters Achieve Mach .8 Travel 3000 nm Max Load of 110,000 lbs Takeoff and land within 2000-3000ft on California Bearing Ration of 4-6 And any others that may come up during the design phase Wesley McGinn
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Operational Deployment & Distribution At least 1 reserve plane to be able to pick up the FDAV should a plane have a problem Air to Air Refueling 2 Main facilities on either coast of the US 9 Years to become fully operational Crew will comprise of a minimum of 2 pilots and 1 loadmaster Wesley McGinn
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Operational Life-Cycle Guarantee our aircraft for 20 years Projected size of around 80 aircraft After the 20 years are up phase out 10% of total stock of planes per year as spare parts Wesley McGinn
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Utilization Requirements Minimum planes operational Total operation time Usage Kyle Zust
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Effectiveness Factors Inspection Operational Availability Full inspection Failure Kyle Zust
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Environments Weather Conditions Extreme Weather Landing/ Takeoff Kyle Zust
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