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Old Sep 21, 2008, 02:28 PM
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X-15 and Tower Trainer Joint Test Flight Today

Well, the rains parted long enough to test the X-15 and the Tower Trainer togther this morning. Tests went great, with no change in CG on the Trainer and plenty of power to get the job done. Now to complete the launch cradle and actually fly the X-15 under Rocket power!
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Old Sep 24, 2008, 09:43 PM
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When that rocket motor lights it's gonna burn the top of the rudder off.
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Old Sep 25, 2008, 06:18 AM
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When that rocket motor lights it's gonna burn the top of the rudder off.

That's why we call the Trainer a 'the drop plane'...

( see the other thread in the blog )
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