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17/05/24

Our students performing at Restore the Music Gala 2024 yesterday🎺🎤🎸 🎶 pic.twitter.com/SfDo2quBc0

17/05/24

RTM Gala Dinner 2024… a night to remember! Re-live the highlights through DRIFTEND's lens 🎥 pic.twitter.com/HnghFkZHY0

17/05/24

🚨VACANY ALERT 🚨 Harris Greenwich could be the place for you!!A community where our staffs are passionate about teaching and committed to having an impact on young people’s life.Click the link below to apply!😀https://t.co/PC3ws4TQhP

12/05/24

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11/05/24

Booster session videos are ready for our students . Thanks to for the amazing resources!! 🙏🏼🌟🙏🏼 good luck to all students taking their gcse exams!!! 🙏🏼🌈🙏🏼Foundation link: https://t.co/fmtl55omJSHigher link: https://t.co/lxdhppfHhA pic.twitter.com/CtlPax3ZWO

10/05/24

Kick started our first whole cohort GCSE exam today with Biology.It was great to see our students coming in nice and early for the warm-ups pic.twitter.com/FUEc5RK86L

10/05/24

Continuing with our case studies, we recently visited & heard about how using TrilbyTV on their is helping to showcase their students by sharing their work & achievements 🤩 Find out more 👇https://t.co/FOmC0W96n4#EdTech pic.twitter.com/qdSe9zZRtn

27/04/24

I’m on Zero Negative Points - Donut Treats Please😁💥🍾 pic.twitter.com/5fTCjLODsQ

27/04/24

60 of our top mathematicians competed in the Junior UKMT Challenge. 49 Year 8s and 11 Year 7s represented the school. They all exhibited exemplary behaviour and effort and really did the school proud. We’re excited to see the results from all their hard work!” 🏅🏆 pic.twitter.com/kFr2uyNh9m

27/04/24

We’re only the experts in the classroom…teachers are lost😂 pic.twitter.com/IhQaIW4kxr

27/04/24

“We made it” - never a doubt 🍾🍾🏆 pic.twitter.com/VUVjfcYyS2

27/04/24

Solo walking, checkpoint 4 completed - Well Done guys 😀✅💥 pic.twitter.com/b70Y1pkrWl

26/04/24

A member of the student’s council committee leading our Year 8 assembly this morning TFL Pioneers😀. Such confidence displayed 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/zahjFkSTmw

25/04/24

Tent Life for the next couple of days ⛺️⛺️💥 pic.twitter.com/GvVOtkhqBD

24/04/24

“DofE silver award students ready to start their practice expedition. Started the day with a 6k walk through the countryside of Surrey, making their way back to camp to set up tents and cook their evening meals’. ⛺️🪵 pic.twitter.com/GWU2pzdFdS

22/04/24

Stephen Lawrence Day, 30th Anniversary.We embrace unity and diversity😀😀 pic.twitter.com/pBGZC8wCK0

22/04/24

📣Excited to have filming as part of their new 🌎GLOBAL🌏platform launching later this year! We are the FIRST to be involved 🤩 - that’s how we do things 🔥. Thank you musicians for your brilliant performance. pic.twitter.com/KbrSiDKRdD

10/04/24

Eid Mubarak to everyone who is celebrating across the country. We wish you and your loved ones an abundance of joy and peace, from everyone at HAGR! pic.twitter.com/HBXZ0n8J8N

04/04/24

Harris Greenwich Head teacher, Jack Docherty will be the keynote speaker. Come and join the Federation and make a difference😀Click the link below to book your ticket - Free! https://t.co/dYSqvaLl9l

30/03/24

Happy Easter everyone, do have a lovely half term break! pic.twitter.com/A78XKwYP67

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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