October 21, 2021 General Meeting Follow Up

October 21, 2021 General Meeting Follow Up

We has a short meeting to review our Shakeout 2021 exercise performance and to outline plans for the upcoming Saturday October 30th EOC-EOC exercise. A video of this presentation is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFfCoKdL-mw

Our featured presentation was by MIRO member Tom Imrich, K7VMO on Flight Testing Big Jets. His presentation is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3haQicD52Hg

Here’s the supplemental material from Tom’s presentation:

A short, 6 minute video, The Plane That Shrank The Globe, with the original narration: https://miro.cmivolunteers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/02-The-Plane-That-Shrank-The-Globe.mp4

A PDF of Tom’s general presentation on Flight Testings: https://miro.cmivolunteers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/03-MIT-Part-II_10_11_CD_R3.pdf

A PDF of Tom’s of First Flight of the 747-8: https://miro.cmivolunteers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/01-MIRO-Flight-testing-Big-Jets-Rev-1.pdf

A very short video of testing an engine failure during a takeoff: https://miro.cmivolunteers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/04-Engine-cut-test.mp4

A general history of B747 “First Flights”: https://miro.cmivolunteers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/05-AAHS-B747-First-Flights.pdf

IMPORTANT NOTE: At Tom’s request, the youtube recording of his presentation, and all the supplementary materials (except for the general history of B747 “First Flights”) will be removed and deleted on December 1st, 2021

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