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18/06/19

Y11 Jack Petchey award winner takes fellow History students to Hampton Court Palace ahead of beginning their A level in September. Thanks Louise! https://t.co/1Ukeyx3A8Z

18/06/19

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Well done for some great results at the Harris sports day regional finals 🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/ABe7JmRSmg

17/06/19

Training is absolutely crucial. Train staff frequently, make it brilliant, make it bespoke. It reduces workload when you achieve mastery!

17/06/19

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16/06/19

School uniform. One last time!

14/06/19

Goodbye Year 11. You’ve made us proud. Well done to Mr Bailey and all the staff who have worked tirelessly all year. Harris Greenwich rocks. https://t.co/gFPIu6yf4X

13/06/19

We love letters like this. Makes it all worthwhile :)

13/06/19

Geography A Level field training has been a great success at Walton on the Naze this week. Some seriously impressive data. https://t.co/8NSxRA4crv

11/06/19

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Thank you to for hosting a masterclass on career skills for our young people earlier today 👏 Find out more about how we work with to help young people across the UK kickstart rewarding futures 👉 https://t.co/KPD2rO8AIK https://t.co/jjBxmMtyVi

11/06/19

Parents: this is a good event to go to. Even good kids can go off the rails - this event may help you stop that. https://t.co/i57tykI7uN

07/06/19

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Well done to the basketball team who finished 3rd in their group, narrowly missing out on the final. Great performance boys! https://t.co/sec7fHk6b8

06/06/19

Remember that the old were young once. And they saved the world. https://t.co/NfRPMGKcpj

06/06/19

A year 7 showed us his latest magic trick today in the canteen... pretty cool!! https://t.co/9hTeIx2kqY

04/06/19

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🥇Congratulations to Dan who won the U20 South of England Triple Jump title 🥇⁦https://t.co/E3rQ0wxEnS

03/06/19

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Good luck GCSE music students for your exam tomorrow. Do some listening practice this evening, get a good night’s sleep, eat a solid breakfast tomorrow and smash it! We believe in you! 🎵🎶

30/05/19

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I've just come across "The Book of Names" which lists each person murdered at Auschwitz and I'm absolutely lost for words https://t.co/9kLhXnkuQ3

29/05/19

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So much ch to do at paradise wildlife park for our 8-13 year old inters session https://t.co/TaKZscFPJD

27/05/19

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Jessica Cox is the world’s first certified armless pilot. She’s also a certified scuba diver and a third-degree black belt in taekwondo, and has traveled to more than 20 countries as a motivational speaker. Now, she’s inspiring women around the world. https://t.co/BKsKXkf02G https://t.co/TCUK4F1h3j

24/05/19

Golden Shout Outs at the end of the term! https://t.co/wYFSZnwRts

23/05/19

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A brilliant turn out for Athletics club tonight 🙌☀️ - get ready Lee Valley, Greenwich Champs, and Harris Federation - are coming!! https://t.co/WqycLLls2y

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Cuttlefish Single Stage to Orbit Space Plane

Description

Cuttlefish is a lifting body design, powered by two ducted turbo fans and an Estes solid rocket motor. It is designed to take off like an ordinary aircraft, fly as a normal aircraft to a given height. Cuttlefish then, makes its way into orbit powered by a rocket motor. On its return journey back to Earth, after re-entry it then re-ignites its jet engines and flies back to its base.Cuttlefish, as a model of the space plane, is controlled in two ways. It is flown by a human pilot via remote control while in the jet flight phase and while in range of the radio transmitter. During the rocket phase it is flown by its on-board auto pilot (based on a PICAXE board) with (either non mercury tilt switches or a gyro/accelerometer chip) and an SFR005 ultrasonic range finder to navigate the vehicle back into range. The system will also be capable of landing Cuttlefish unaided.Other aspects of Cuttlefish will be controlled by the PICAXE system including deploying the landing gear and automatically igniting the rocket motor. Cuttlefish's target altitude is a maximum of 2000 feet (the maximum allowed by the CAA).

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Possible Cuttlefish airframe variants

 

The team realised that a smaller 'drone' version of the airframe, with simplified electronics/guidance systems, carrying a cargo of water purifiers, military ration packs, simple emergency shelters, air launched from military cargo aircraft, could carry immediate aid, by air into sites of disaster such as earthquake zones etc. to provide rapid aid to areas that cannot be easily accessed due to the disaster. 

 

 

Competitions and appearances

 

2015 entry into Big Bang Near Me Fair

 

 

Project Pipeline

 

The development of Cuttlefish is listed by prototype, below:

 

Mk I - VIII Cuttlefish

Various card and paper built designs for lifting bodies. some designs flew with varying success.

 

Mk IX Cuttlefish

First balsa built version, as a blended wing design including canards. Flew well

 

Mk X - XIII

Second, larger balsa/polystyrene versions each mark with varying control surfaces and positions. These versions of Cuttlefish are true lifting bodies and do not require stub wings or canards to fly.

 

Mk XIV

First full up weight version with rocket motor mount. Flew moderately well.

 

Mk XV Cuttlefish (current version)

Design change to a facet style lifting body, First to attempt powered flight using EDF propulsion.

 

 

 Cuttlefish requires funding to allow further development.

 

Further marks of Cuttlefish will have:

  • A larger, lightweight strengthened balsa/polystyrene fuselage.
  • On board PICAXE autopilot.
  • Gyro/accelerometer chip
  • Ultrasonic height detection.
  • EDF/Solid rocket propulsion.
  • On board rocket flight ignition and control.
  • Automatically deployable landing gear controlled by the ultrasonic system.
  • On board Wireless camera.

Estimated cost for these enhancements:

£700.00