The first non-stop round-the-world flight by turbojet-powered aircraft-- was made by three USAF Boeing B-52B Stratofortresses, completed on 18 January 1957 after a flight of 45 hr 19 min. Commanded by Maj Gen Archie J. Old, USAF, the 24,325 mile (39 147 km) flight was made at an average speed of 537 mph (864 km/h).

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Professional wind tunnel

Plans to construct your own professional wind tunnel. Designed by NASA Low cost project (can be built for less then US$250.00) This was designed to produce a steady airflow with no turbulence in the testing area. Designed to test scale model/s of your airfoil, fuselage, canopy etc.
—did you know… the traditional scale for kit models: 1:144 1:100 1:72 1:48 1:32 1:24 (1/144 1/100 1/72 1/48 1/32 1/24) 
With 1/48 and 1/72 being the most popular for aircraft.

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Very quick download time - no problems and it was easy to extract the files. I've just had a quick look at this stage but there seems to be complete documentation. I definately intend to build one so I'll post results of the build as it happens. Worthwhile project by the look of it!
Posted By: Mick Stott on 31/12/2011 at 1:03:16

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