Atlas is in flight again
June 9, 2013 by jnyyz
Team Aerovelo has been busy this summer, adding new members, and this week they will be out at the Soccer Centre again for a series of flights.
I went out there today (Sunday). It was good to see Atlas put together again.
The team makes final adjustments on the truss before mounting the rotors.
Calvin looks concerned.
Now to put on the rotors.
Sherry is the new team photog.
Meanwhile, Trefor warms up.
With the truss slightly shortened to improve stiffness, this is how much rotor overlap we have.
Final briefing before the first trim flight of the day.
And here is the first trim flight:
CTV and CBC were out filming, and here is the CTV report, which includes some footage from the team of one of the two crashes earlier this year.