A4_7 Would The Odyssey Fly?

Beth Henderson, Aleisha Hogan, Nabeelah Jinnah, Jack Terry


The feasibility of the Odyssey being used as a hot air balloon is assessed. The buoyancy force required to lift the Odyssey off the ground is calculated to be 7.051 ×10^6 N , meaning the density of the heated air inside the balloon would need to be -14.97 kgm −3 . This means the Odyssey would not be able to fly, if it were acting as a hot air balloon.

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