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Unformatted text preview: 2006 UE Flight Competition Rules 23 Mar 06 Contest Scoring The contest objective is to make a ight with the largest Mission Score, defined as: Mission Score = t + k V max V max = maximum velocity during the ight, measured over a speed run t = ight duration k = 100 s / (m / s) Flight Rules 1. The aircraft must take off and land from the ground. 2. Timing of ight starts at liftoff, and ends at final touchdown. 3. The speed run must be performed no sooner than 3 minutes into the ight. 4. For scoring, t will be multiplied by the nominal/actual battery capacity ratio. 5. Momentary contact of landing gear with the ground does not end the ight. Aircraft Rules 1. Must use the provided Speed-280 motor, directly driving a propeller. 2. Must use the provided 6-cell 350 mAh NiCd batteries, E batt = 8500 J nominal capacity. 3. Must use the provided 2 servos. 4. The wing must be constructed entirely from one of the foams available in the Gelb lab....
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course AERO 16.01 taught by Professor Markdrela during the Fall '05 term at MIT.
- Fall '05