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Le Cricri fera son show au meeting aérien, dimanche

ladepeche.fr - 25 Jul 2017
Dimanche, l'aéroclub de Figeac-Livernon organisera un meeting aérien auquel participeront plus de vingt-cinq avions, dont l'avion de transport militaire A400M qui réalisera plusieurs survols. Des démonstrations de voltige, d'acrobaties aériennes, des ...
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Le plus petit avion du monde pèse moins de 100 kg à vide !

SciencePost - 04 May 2017
Tout le monde sait que le plus gros avion du monde est l'A380 d'Airbus, mais quel est le plus petit avion existant ? Il s'agit du Colomban MC-10 (ou Cri-Cri), un avion électrique aux dimensions impressionnantes. Le Cri-Cri MC-10 a été mis au point par ...
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Bruno Guimbal et le Varieze

AeroBuzz.fr - 30 Sep 2017
C'est d'abord le Cri-cri de Michel Colomban qui m'a tapé dans l'œil depuis une revue : joli comme un avion de BD, il tenait dans mon atelier, aménagé dans la cave de la maison familiale, et il passait par la porte étroite. Dès la rentrée j'ai tapé ...
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Aerobatic Airplane Has Four Electric Engines

Wired (blog) - 22 Jun 2010
Based on the tiny twin engine Cri-Cri airplane developed by Michael Colomban in France during the 1970s, the new electric version is being touted by EADS as a technology demonstrator. Like the original, the airplane is capable of aerobatic maneuvers ...
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The electric cricket has flown

Crikey (blog) - 04 Sep 2010
There was no reference to the history of the Cri-cri design in the EADS announcement. It is a kit built miniature aerobatic aircraft that has been assembled about 300 times since 1973, with approximately 30 of them still known to exist, one of them ...
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10 reasons to visit Cornwall in 2016

Telegraph.co.uk - 15 Feb 2016
Cornwall goes from strength to strength as Britain's most popular destination for a beach holiday – even without the Poldark effect. It doesn't matter that the sea is chilly; nearly everyone dons a figure-hugging wetsuit these days to swim in the clean ...
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Seattle brothers plan to revive industry with plane, blimp hybrid

seattlepi.com - 01 Sep 2017
It's a PLIMP, they tell me. And yes, it's spelled in all caps because they trademarked it. James and Joel Egan, 46-year-old identical twins, say they have invented a new kind of aircraft and they are confident it will be a hit as a drone and, later, in ...
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Cricri, un moustique sur l'aile des géants

Paris Match - 31 Jul 2015
Mers et océans ne seront plus des obstacles pour les plus lourds que l'air, même quand ils sont mini, comme Cricri. Ce merveilleux jouet a été inventé par l'ingénieur Michel Colomban, d'abord sous la forme d'un biréacteur en 1973, puis propulsé par ...
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Quiet revolution: bringing electric planes to market

The Engineer - 12 May 2014
Although the Cri-Cri served as an influence on the design of the E-Fan, the team at the company's research division, Airbus Group Innovations, quickly realised it couldn't just adapt the old model and instead needed to go back to the drawing board.
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Cricri, l'avion qui décolle depuis le toit des voitures

ladepeche.fr - 31 Jan 2016
L'exploit n'aurait pu être réalisé par les deux copains sans leur drôle de machine volante, appelée Cricri. «C'est un petit avion français tout en aluminium de 170 kg (pilote compris), imaginé dans les années soixante-dix», précise Lionel Adroit, on le ...
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Review: Robert Richardson Freeware Jets

FlightSim.com (press release) - 12 May 2016
Unlike today where aviation advancements seem few and far between, the 1950s were full of them. Not a day, it seemed, went by without some incredible new feat being accomplished. For aviation manufacturers, resting on your laurels was not something ...
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Smithsonian Displays Smallest Airplane

Flying Magazine - 06 Feb 2014
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, recently got an addition to its immense collection in the Boeing Aviation Hangar. Unlike some of the ...
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Conheça o Colomban Cri-cri, o menor bimotor do mundo

Jornal do Ar - 10 Feb 2015
Construído na década de 70 pelo engenheiro aeronáutico francês Michel Colombam, o Cri-cri é uma aeronave com estrutura cantilever de asa baixa com um único assento sob um dossel com formato de bolha. Com dois motores de apenas um cilindro cada ...
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Lufthansa Charts To Be Offered By Navigraph

FlightSim.com (press release) - 15 Apr 2015
We are pleased to announce some major developments at Navigraph mainly concerning the Charts offering. We will add Lufthansa Systems as a supplier of chart data to significantly expand our coverage. The charts are intended to be used during the ...
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Sui cieli della Manica la “guerra” degli aerei elettrici

La Stampa - 14 Jan 2016
Il 10 luglio scorso, infatti, un piccolo aereo – anch'esso elettrico – aveva affrontato il percorso di Blériot, Calais-Dover, e ritorno: è il Cri-Cri E-Cristaline, formichina dei cieli lunga meno di 4 metri, poco meno della metà del rivale Airbus, un ...
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Un Cri-cri électrique

Sud Ouest - 26 Oct 2010
L'association Green Cri-Cri, basée à La Tremblade, aux côtés de la société Aero composites Saintonge (ACS) de Saint-Sulpice-de-Royan, en a fait un quadrimoteur électrique, silencieux et écologique. Depuis juillet, le plus petit avion du monde ...
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Boeing patents strange-looking plane that could fly for years

seattlepi.com - 09 Jun 2016
A plane that can fly at a high altitude and be powered only by the sun could stay aloft for years, but one of the key challenges for flying wings or planes powered by solar panels is keeping the sun's light hitting the panels. That's why Boeing's ...
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L'Elixir Aircraft à la rencontre des pilotes

AeroBuzz.fr - 26 Apr 2016
Si l'on évoque une ressemblance de l'Elixir Aircraft avec le MCR, Arthur Léopold-Léger répond : “Nous avons grandi avec les avions Colomban (Cri-Cri, Bambi, MCR, Luciole) alors il est vrai qu'il y a un air de ressemblance. Cependant l'objectif n'est ...

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