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Flaris Personal Jets Take Off
Robb Report ^ | Mary Grady

Posted on 07/01/2014 7:31:16 AM PDT by PeteePie

Flaris, a new aviation company based in Poland, made an unexpected appearance at the Paris Air Show in June with its prototype of a single-engine personal jet, the LAR01. The all-composite design allows for sweeping lines, with a sharp nose, a cabin that seats four, and long, narrow wings for aerodynamic efficiency. - See more at: http://robbreport.com/aviation/flaris-personal-jets-take?utm_source=outbrain&utm_medium=relatedlinks&utm_campaign=aviation#sthash.PFsSTX3s.dpuf

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Hobbies; Travel
KEYWORDS: aerospace; airplane; aviation; jets; travel
 photo Flaris_zpsead00ff8.jpg
1 posted on 07/01/2014 7:31:16 AM PDT by PeteePie
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To: PeteePie

Only $1.5 million. I’ll keep one at each of my vacation houses.


2 posted on 07/01/2014 7:35:12 AM PDT by glorgau
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To: PeteePie

Very cool. Seems reasonable too. Especially considering it comes with an embedded parachute recovery system.


3 posted on 07/01/2014 7:35:14 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: PeteePie

It just flew a few weeks ago and deliveries to start in 2015?

I think that there is a greater likely hood that I will be able to afford to buy one in 2015 than that they will be ready to sell one by then .

Interesting plane though


4 posted on 07/01/2014 7:36:29 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: PeteePie

Why leave the date off your posting?

JULY 29, 2013


5 posted on 07/01/2014 7:37:35 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: PeteePie

Cute pocket rocket, but no legs. Not enough fuel or cruise time to take advantage of the speed.

Might as well fly a twin recip, chock to chock time would be close, better for the recip on longer flights.


6 posted on 07/01/2014 7:39:22 AM PDT by wrench
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To: Portcall24

Just like Cirrus.


7 posted on 07/01/2014 7:39:38 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: PeteePie
Let's try a bigger picture for you;

Is there an He-162 in its ancestry?


8 posted on 07/01/2014 7:40:34 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: rdcbn

JUNE 24, 2014
http://www.flaris.pl/portfolio-item/flaris-goes-through-resonance-tests/

After consulting the Civil Aviation Office, we have decided to perform the resonance tests before the aircraft’s first flight.


9 posted on 07/01/2014 7:41:07 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: PeteePie
I really dig the suicide doors. Hope they don't come open in flight.


10 posted on 07/01/2014 7:42:17 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: PeteePie; EveningStar; All
thanks, for the ping/post.
Aviation Ping!


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11 posted on 07/01/2014 7:43:20 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: wrench

They could always add drop tanks.


12 posted on 07/01/2014 7:43:39 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: PeteePie

13 posted on 07/01/2014 7:43:57 AM PDT by Bratch
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bfl


14 posted on 07/01/2014 7:45:06 AM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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BFL


15 posted on 07/01/2014 7:45:22 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Yo-Yo

Air brakes.

Helps with short runways.

Landing on really really short runways, drag your feet too.

16 posted on 07/01/2014 7:46:38 AM PDT by BlueDragon
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To: SES1066; All

Great picture! d;^D

17 posted on 07/01/2014 7:46:48 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: thackney

JUNE 24, 2014
http://www.flaris.pl/portfolio-item/flaris-goes-through-resonance-tests/

After consulting the Civil Aviation Office, we have decided to perform the resonance tests before the aircraft’s first flight.


As a general rule, I like to see the flutter test results before the design of an aircraft of this type is frozen.

As a hard and fast rule, I expect to see them before I would fly in the plane.


18 posted on 07/01/2014 7:50:24 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Army Air Corps

The difference seems that this system is located in the nose and Cirrus is located around mid-point on the fuselage. I’ll be surprised if this doesn’t also have the glass cockpit like the Cirrus.


19 posted on 07/01/2014 8:03:42 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: rdcbn

My point was in response to your original comment, it did not just flew a few weeks ago.


20 posted on 07/01/2014 8:12:43 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: PeteePie
Or, you could buy a new Cirrus Vision SF50:

21 posted on 07/01/2014 8:13:33 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: PeteePie

Can the jet carry any ordinance? I didn’t see any hard points.

If so, I want one.
5.56mm


22 posted on 07/01/2014 8:20:28 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

I wuz thinking put a tailhook on it and land it on my yacht. Taking off might be a little difficult - I’d need a hundred knots of wind over the deck. That...is mere engineering.


23 posted on 07/01/2014 8:22:42 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: rdcbn
As a general rule, I like to see the flutter test results before the design of an aircraft of this type is frozen.
As a hard and fast rule, I expect to see them before I would fly in the plane.

Have you seen that "GE - Little Girl" commercial? At the end frame you see what appears to be an airliner flapping along!? Hmmm, flutter test on that one would be ... interesting!

24 posted on 07/01/2014 8:24:53 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: SES1066

Salamander, ach du lieber! That was the first thing I thought of too!


25 posted on 07/01/2014 8:27:17 AM PDT by PeteePie (Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people - Proverbs 14:34)
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To: PeteePie

Looks like it doesn’t have anti-ice or de-ice equipment.


26 posted on 07/01/2014 8:36:51 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Billthedrill

JATO might solve the problem.

5.56mm


27 posted on 07/01/2014 8:38:48 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: PeteePie
I prefer the stylings of the Epic Victory

28 posted on 07/01/2014 9:11:26 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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29 posted on 07/01/2014 9:43:45 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: glorgau

Only $1.5 million. I’ll keep one at each of my vacation houses.

A new Cessna 172 can go for over $500,000. I like the design of this jet. It looks like it has great visibility and would be quiet in the cabin.


30 posted on 07/01/2014 9:55:13 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: SES1066

nice


31 posted on 07/01/2014 9:56:21 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SES1066
Depending on materials, might have a nice, low RCS from the ground with the intake shielded by the fuselage.

Good for sneaking into other countries if the SHTF.

32 posted on 07/01/2014 10:14:16 AM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Yo-Yo
I really dig the suicide doors. Hope they don't come open in flight.

Not likely. Looks like the door has bolts around its periphery. I count 11.

33 posted on 07/01/2014 10:18:24 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: wrench
. Not enough fuel or cruise time to take advantage of the speed.

I don't understand what you mean.

1,500 miles at speeds of up to 435 mph. That's over 3 hours of flight.

34 posted on 07/01/2014 10:27:56 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: PeteePie
While I commend their ability to make a prototype, we all know that serial production is much much harder ergo the Eclipse Jet. Their has been many single Jets as many have noted with the pictures posted.

However, tangent to this i.e. a fast single...

* Keep your eyes open to a potential role out of the Synergy Prototype ( info via Facebook ) they are getting close.
* The Patent for Synergy is final, research the how's and why's of the aerodynamic breakthroughs in the link below.
* IMHO this is the program to watch...

Patent Link: https://www.google.com/patents/US8657226

35 posted on 07/01/2014 10:35:45 AM PDT by taildragger (Not my Circus, Not my Monkey ( Boy does that apply to DC...))
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To: PeteePie

I like the placement of the engine.
Up there it can land on grass fields without picking up debris.
Too bad I haven’t an extra couple million laying about.


36 posted on 07/01/2014 10:42:07 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: taildragger

You trumped the coolness factor of this article with this plane, awesome!


37 posted on 07/01/2014 10:59:50 AM PDT by PeteePie (Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people - Proverbs 14:34)
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To: Fresh Wind
Not likely. Looks like the door has bolts around its periphery. I count 11.

I dunno about how likely it would be. Seems to me that the bolts would be retracted by the door handle. What sort of interlocks are provided to prevent actuation of the door handle while in flight, yet not hinder egress after a mishap?

Airline doors have to open inwards before they can swing outwards, and because of this they cannot be moved against the cabin pressurization when at altitude even after the door handle has been actuated.

38 posted on 07/01/2014 11:07:05 AM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: SES1066

I think I see an interesting R/C model design in my future


39 posted on 07/01/2014 11:17:58 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Yo-Yo

They come open upon landing. Giant drag brakes. /s


40 posted on 07/01/2014 11:19:27 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: BlueDragon

awww...you beat me to it.


41 posted on 07/01/2014 11:20:00 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: PeteePie
Thank You Petee, didn't mean to steal your Thunder.

BTW, I guess the Inventor ( John McGinnis ) will be probably be @ OSH, he is a great guy, don't miss his presentations if he is scheduled to have one, all those that are OSH bound...

42 posted on 07/01/2014 11:31:59 AM PDT by taildragger (Not my Circus, Not my Monkey ( Boy does that apply to DC...))
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To: SES1066
Great mind. Let's hope it has a more successful flight test program:


43 posted on 07/01/2014 11:41:16 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: taildragger

I’m a 6 hr drive west of OSH, I’m going! I’ll look for his presentation, thanks for the tip!


44 posted on 07/01/2014 12:34:04 PM PDT by PeteePie (Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people - Proverbs 14:34)
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To: Yo-Yo

That would be a real drag.


45 posted on 07/01/2014 1:58:56 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Yo-Yo

suicide doors on a jet plane. What could possibly go wrong?


46 posted on 07/01/2014 3:13:15 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: MaxMax

It has to file IFR to take use the altitudes where these speeds and range are possible. With required reserves, those range numbers get cut way back in anything but VFR conditions. With a missed approach and a divert for any reason, you are looking at maybe 800 miles if you are lucky.

Anything over 2 hours flight time is starting to cut into reserves and divert minimums.

This is a toy, not a serious traveling machine.


47 posted on 07/01/2014 7:22:25 PM PDT by wrench
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To: rdcbn
380 flutter test That is one flight I would skip.
48 posted on 07/02/2014 8:35:19 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: jpsb

On an Airbus for sure.

I wouldn’t mind punching that ticket in Boeing though


49 posted on 07/02/2014 9:09:33 AM PDT by rdcbn
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