1682. Starship I – A Weight Control Challenge


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H L Frisch: 1682. Starship I – A Weight Control Challenge. 1985.



The Starship I utilizes many new state-of-the-art concepts in design, materials selection, and fabrication techniques for development of a next generation business aircraft. Composite materials comprise approximately 72% of the aircraft structural weight and are a major contribution to the success of the program. This presentation includes a description of the aircraft configuration, weight control philosophy, and computerized mass properties accounting system.


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