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JPEGJPG ALTAIRBrokenLongFiberglassParafoilSparNeedsFixing_6apr20.JPG r1 manage 4326.5 K 2020-04-16 - 03:52 UnknownUser A broken long (10') thin (1/8" diam) fiberglass parafoil spar (damaged in a Mar. 31 drop test), in need of repair
JPEGJPG ALTAIRBrokenLongFiberglassParafoilSparRepaired_6apr20.JPG r1 manage 3706.5 K 2020-04-16 - 03:54 UnknownUser The broken fiberglass spar repaired using a short hollowed nylon rod (to act as a "cast" around the breakage) and a pair of M3 set screws
Quicktime movieMOV ALTAIRDropTestRedPfoilWithFullSparFramePlusCenterCrosstie6Apr20.MOV r1 manage 3187.4 K 2020-04-16 - 03:43 UnknownUser A second (and also successful) drop test with a center cross-tie spar added to the full spar frame (first test with this setup, but on the yellow parafoil, was on Mar 31 a week earlier), this time on the red parafoil
Quicktime movieMOV ALTAIRDropTestWith2ParafoilsCenterCrosstiesButNoDiagCrosslinksAndSemiBrokenSparOnRedPfoil5Apr20.MOV r1 manage 6860.5 K 2020-04-16 - 03:40 UnknownUser A second drop test with both parafoils (first was the previous week on Mar 31), both with spar frames but no diagonal crosslink spars (because we only have 4 long fiberglass rods at present), but this time with center cross-tie spars added. One of the long fibreglass spar frame rods was partially broken and repaired prior to test (see photos also attached).
Microsoft Word filedocx LaserWingsAndOpticalStopsTestPlan.docx r1 manage 617.3 K 2020-04-16 - 03:35 UnknownUser Engineering students' procedure plan for laser diode tests of optical stops and observation of tails of light output distributions

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