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Unfortunatly, this aircraft was never built.

 

It was designed, and had the external surfaces molded, but was never completed past that.

 

We instead opted to go with a smaller aircraft, something between the Orion size, and the XL size.

 

That aircraft has been flying for a year and a half, but the project is currently on hold, due to the great economy we're in.

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do you have any pics of this aircraft?

I searched it on google but found nothing: just curious to see it....


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do you have any pics of this aircraft?

I searched it on google but found nothing: just curious to see it....

Sure. These were the photos of the mockup as it went to Lakeland around 2001-2002. The aircraft was shelved, to produce the smaller kit plane, the Phoenix.

 

Phoenix pictures can be seen on our website, www.freedom-aviation.com

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I saw the mockup at one Osh and the new gear JD made for it.

http://www.infinityaerospace.com/Oriion_TS_gear.jpg

Then a couple years later I saw one just like it but under a different name being offered as plans and a kit in a tent at osh.

 

Just build a Defiant with two IO-360's on the back, put a nice bizjet nose on the front and stretch to make a 6 passenger model out of it.

 

See..I've done all the hard work for you already :ROTFLMAO:

 

...Chrissi


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Haha. Pending powerplant selection, the TS was to possibly be a 6 place. (prop powered required gear swinging inward, knocking out anything but a kid jumpseat in the rear). It was designed to run with the Walter Turbine.

 

But, never happened. Hopefully it'll get restarted, or a new fire lit under it one day.

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I'm no engineer ....... but I would suggest wings on both sides. ;)


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I'm no engineer ....... but I would suggest wings on both sides. ;)

"Oxnard traffic, Orion TS taking off runway 27 departing abruptly to the north..." :D

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I'm no engineer ....... but I would suggest wings on both sides. ;)

;)

 

...and a powerplant.

 

But hey, think of how easy it would be to hanger the thing.... it's only half as big! :D

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;)

 

...and a powerplant.

 

But hey, think of how easy it would be to hanger the thing.... it's only half as big! :D

I think that would be the most awesome ever wall hanging, nice job!


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Inspiration from here?

 

www.scaled.com/projects/ares.html

 

Looks good, slippery and stylish. Makes the Cirrus Jet look Russian...

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I'm no engineer ....... but I would suggest wings on both sides. ;)

Only Rutan is allowed to design things that strange.

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