flight3 - Howard Hughes - Spruce Goose Demise Of The...

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Unformatted text preview: Howard Hughes - Spruce Goose Demise Of The Seaplane u u Elimination Idea From Henry J. Kaiser, Steel Magnate (1942) u Intended For WW II - Prevent Submarine Attacks t Contract For Three - $18 Million By 1950s t Improvements To Runways t Downtown Airports w w w w t Put Wings On Liberty Ships - Troops, Supplies, Armament Eight P&W R-4360s (3000 hp Each) u 1 minute, 70 feet High, Less Than 1 mile u 320 foot Wingspan u t Helicopter t Mass Transportation u Spruce Goose - 1947 Helicopter u Ancient Chineses - “Flying Top” u 14th Century - Illustrations Of Child’s Toy t Four Bladed Airscrew On Vertical Spindle u Leonardo u George da Vinci Cayley (1809) t Two Counter Rotating Screws With Spring Bow u W.H. Phillips (1842) t English Engineer t Jets Of Steam From Rotor Tips t Chemical Reaction Igor Sikorsky u Helicopter u Enrico Forlanini (1877) t Italian Engineer t Conventional Reciprocating Steam Engine t 20 Second Flight t Toy u Heinrich Focke (1936) t First Truly Successful Helicopter t Twin Rotor Design Helicopter Designs Early Experiments - Models t 10 hp Engine (1909) t 25 hp Engine (1910) u VS-300 (1939) u XR-4 (1942) t Single Rotor t Connecticut To Ohio t 760 miles u HH-3 (1967) t New York To Paris t Aerial Refueling 1 ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course EGN 3000 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at University of South Florida.

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