First Flight Of Stratos Aircraft Successfully Completed | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--10.14.19

Airborne UnManned--10.15.19

Airborne Unlimited--10.16.19

AMA Drone Report--10.17.19

Airborne Unlimited--10.18.19

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne Unlimited--10.14.19

Airborne UnManned--10.15.19

Airborne Unlimited--10.16.19

AMA Drone Report--10.17.19

Airborne Unlimited--10.18.19

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

First Flight Of Stratos Aircraft Successfully Completed

Data Analysis Will Verify Performance And Handling Predictions

On November 21, the Stratos 714 took to the sky, according to information received from project partner Abbott Aerospace.

Stratos brings to the table a history and experience of developing and working with kit aircraft. The Stratos 714 was devised as a response to the lower performance single engined VLJs proposed about a decade ago – the D-Jet, the Cirrus Jet and the Piper Jet – and some others, according to Abbott Aerospace. Stratos saw little advantage in developing a single jet-engined aircraft that has lower performance than an equivalent propeller aircraft. They decided to go high and fast, therefore the Stratos 714 has a service ceiling of 41,000 ft and will cruise at 415 KTAS.

The next steps for the company will be to gather flight test data and prove out the performance and handling predictions. Then Stratos have to decide what to do next, and they have to find a way avoid the VLJ single graveyard. The only bright spot is the recent release from the certification long-term care unit, the Cirrus jet – and even that ‘success story’ is many times over the original budget and many years late.

(Image provided with Abbott Engineering blog post)

FMI: www.stratosaircraft.com

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 10.18.19: Global 5500-6500 Cert, MMOPA Safety Mtg, A220 Hiccups

Also: NBAA Webcast Schedule, Hoover Foundation at NBAA, SpaceX Steps Up, Gulfstream G500 Cert, Bust Of Orville Wright EASA has certified the two latest additions to the Bombardier >[...]

Airborne 10.18.19: Global 5500-6500 Cert, MMOPA Safety Mtg, A220 Hiccups

Also: NBAA Webcast Schedule, Hoover Foundation at NBAA, SpaceX Steps Up, Gulfstream G500 Cert, Bust Of Orville Wright EASA has certified the two latest additions to the Bombardier >[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 10.15.19: FLIR Acquires, Stratollite, Porsche-Boeing Partner

Also: NBAA 2019 Schedule, DJI Mavic Mini, Department of Defense, Chula Vista PD Drones, Terra Drone FLIR Systems has acquired the intellectual property (IP) and certain operating a>[...]

ANN FAQ: Q&A 101

A Few Questions AND Answers To Help You Get MORE Out of ANN!>[...]

Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation Unveils New Display at NBAA

Hoover Foundation Located at Booth #6932 at NBAA-BACE 2019 The Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation will be unveiling an attractive new tradeshow display, and participating this year as an>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2019 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC