A1_9 To Infinity and Beyond!

Steph Jinks, Tom Glossop, Robert Hopton


This paper investigates the conditions under which Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear could take flight. At an optimum angle of attack of α = 13Ëš, a firework powering Buzz would approximately need to provide a force of 165.5N for a minimum burn time of 0.82s to allow a minimum velocity of 90.68m/s to be reached for Buzz to take off.

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