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Unformatted text preview: - Practical (Pass/Fail) Flight- 40 hours total Cost- $8,000 apx.- About one year process! Refer to handouts!!! Cal Poly Airfield/Airport Location: PE Practice Field- 1941 Flight Training (primary) WW2- Instructor was killed- Football Team crashed- Stopped using airfield in 1985 Burt Rutan- Class of 1965 Founder: Scaled Composites Co. Voyager: 1986 around world 9 days, non-stop on board fuel only Spaceship: One/White Knight 2004 $325,000 ft., twice 2 weeks, $10 million X prize Global Flyer: flown by Steve Fossett, around world in 67 hours, solo, non stop, on board fuel only 3 planes are in the Smithsonian Current Airplanes Airbus A330 Mach 85- $200 million- Seats: 295-335 Boeing 747-400 Mach 85 (567 mph)- $250 million- Seats 416-524 Airbust A380 Mach 85-$330 million Navy F-14 Tomcat Mach 1.8- $38 million- Gruman Cessna 172 Mach .16 *favorite Intro 1956 30,000 built 120 mph Most popular private airplane No plane…no gain...
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- Fall '08
- Scaled Composites, Aviation licenses and certifications, Pilot certification in the United States, Steve Fossett, Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer, Burt Rutan