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REFLECTOR: Delta Hawk Update
> From: DeltaHawk, Inc. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Bill Eck <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: DPA
> Date: Tuesday, January 05, 1999 10:16 PM
> The Delta Hawk is getting closer. Here is a reply to a note I sent then.
> Hi, Bill.
> Well, we're not "there" yet, but we're going forward on more substantial
fuel than faith, at least. The DPA will be on its way tomorrow ... thanks
> continued interest.
> Most of the info you ask about and more will be on the website when we
feel it's all solid data. But we've got a couple more months of endurance
> high power evaluations before we'll be at the point of providing more
accurate weights and SFCs than we've already provided. So far, we're
> close to specs.
> For your information:
> -- We did not use an intercooler to make the power we achieved. That
doesn't mean we won't include one in the final system, of course, but we're
> pleased to be where we're at without it.
> -- We chose to bring out a 150 hp derated model for a very practical
reason ... because we can probably get it to market before all the
> for the 200 hp model will be ready. And there are a lot of aircraft out
there that only need 150 hp.
> -- Since our test bed Velocity is about 250 lbs lighter than normal, we
may indeed do initial test flights with a 150 hp model.
> Hope this helps staunch some of the unbearable curiosity!
> - - - -
> On Tue, 5 Jan 1999 14:42:02 -0600, Bill Eck wrote:
> >I'm excited!!!! Sound's like you're there!!!! I want to sign up.
> > Bill Eck
> > 9627 Spring Loop Drive
> > Germantown, TN 38139
> >If you can , provide more details on the web sight ie. why you chose 150
> >derate, when you plan to fly, if you plan to fly with the 150hp, if you
> >used the intercooler, final weight, SFC figures. Can't wait... Bill Eck