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VTOL Aircraft World Record! DA-60 Ran Over 22 Hours Straight!

Discussion in 'VTOL Aircraft' started by garlandk, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. garlandk

    garlandk 100cc

    Latitude Engineering, the company I work for now holds the world record for longest VTOL Aircraft flight. We flew over 22 hours and had fuel left over when we landed. The aircraft is equipped with a DA60 EFI engine.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2016
  2. ericb

    ericb Team WTFO GSN Contributor

  3. GSNadmin

    GSNadmin Staff Member

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    GSNadmin Staff Member

    Snoopy1 likes this.
  5. garlandk

    garlandk 100cc

    Thanks for posting the videos!

  6. Alky6

    Alky6 150cc

    Wow! great design! Takes care of the runway problem. Very very cool.
  7. Daytonarc

    Daytonarc 70cc twin V2

    Nice to see the positive responses on this site. Pretty cool stuff your working on Kevin.
  8. WMcNabb

    WMcNabb 150cc

    TN, USA
  9. Kevin doing some talking here.. L-3 is the reason latitude pulled there's.. We are doing our own press release. FYI it was 36lbs of gasoline on board and after 22 hours there was 5lbs left... So a DA 60 with custom efi running lean of peak and at minimum power flew 22 hours on 5 gallons of gas
    Alky6 likes this.
  10. Alky6

    Alky6 150cc

    That is an awful lot of flying on that little fuel!

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