Tag Archive: Liquid Fuel

Mar 12 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 10

The third attempt to fly mystery goo through space and the inner radiation belt and recover the samples upon return. Also the first launch that will attempt to prevent the Monolith from producing severe weather

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Feb 22 2019

Dhumla Flight Trial 3

Flight Officers Tedman & Aldeny really get to take the aircraft through its paces in flight now, testing stalls, G-loading, engine-out performance and high-altitude flying

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Feb 20 2019

Dhumla Flight Trial 2

Flight Officers Aldeny & Tedman give the Dhumla its second shakedown flight, testing how changes to the balance of the aircraft affect takeoff, basic handling, and landing

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Feb 10 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block I Flight 9

A similar mission to the last one, sending up sample material to be exposed to space inside and outside the inner radiation belt, the hope is that this one can be recovered after facing numerous troubles launching

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Feb 05 2019

Dhumla Flight Trial 1

Flight Officers Tedman & Aldeny take to the skies as test pilots in their first brand new aircraft, putting the Dhumla through some basic maneuvers and attempting to return it safely to the ground

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Jan 31 2019

Progeny Mk6 Block II Flight 2

We prevented the Block II from reaching its full potential last time but now we are ready to let it fly all the way and see just how far we can explore the space above for new regions of increased radiation

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Jan 29 2019

Dhumla Ground Trial 3

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman conduct final tests by bringing the aircraft up to take off speeds while ensuring the brakes, flaps and reverse thrusters function properly

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Jan 25 2019

Dhumla Ground Trial 2

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman work through learning how to taxi the large aircraft and turn it about on the runway while also doing performance tests and operating with a full 4t load of fuel

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Jan 25 2019

Dhumla Ground Trial 1

Flight Officers Aldeny and Tedman fire up the engines for the first time and make sure everything is functioning normally

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Jan 24 2019

Ascension Mk1 Block I Flight 3

Attempting to use new software to plan an orbital mission profile proved fruitless, so this mission was redesigned from scratch to support future sub-orbital kerbed spaceflight by testing new technologies such as RCS & a heat shield

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