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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: de Havilland DH.88 Comet
« Last post by Justo Miranda on Today at 06:39:06 pm »
No glasses
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Here
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No,there was no relationship to R-2,the early drawing to R-1 had a shorter nose.
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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Early Beriev Projects
« Last post by hesham on Today at 03:16:01 pm »
That's right,

but the early concept had a straight wing as I know.
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Space Projects / Re: SpaceX Heavy
« Last post by sferrin on Today at 03:11:45 pm »
Live coverage: Falcon Heavy test-firing planned Wednesday

https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/01/09/falcon-heavy-demo-flight-preparations/

When's the last time anybody ever test fired 5 million+ pounds of thrust?  The only two examples that come to mind are the 5 F-1s tests for Apollo and the AJ260 solid motor.
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Postwar Aircraft Projects / Re: American Jet Industries T-76A
« Last post by riggerrob on Today at 02:23:40 pm »
The AJI jet trainer proposal looked like most of a Hustler airframe with the turboprop removed. The cockpit was redesigned to semi-bubble more like T-37 Tweety Bird or Canadair Tutor.
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Space Projects / Re: Rocket Lab Launcher
« Last post by Flyaway on Today at 12:40:56 pm »
Rocket Lab launch also tested new kick stage

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. Ė The successful launch of Rocket Labís Electron rocket Jan. 20 also tested a kick stage designed to circularize the orbits of its satellite payloads.

The company said Jan. 23 that the Electron carried a kick stage for the two Lemur-2 cubesats it launched for Spire. The kick stage separated from the Electronís upper stage and, after a 40-minute coast phase, fired an engine called Curie to circularize its orbits before releasing the cubesats.

http://spacenews.com/rocket-lab-launch-also-tested-new-kick-stage/


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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Messerschmitt Me 261
« Last post by Johnbr on Today at 12:26:45 pm »
Cockpit mockup.
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where this drawing come from?

Looks from Justo
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Space Projects / Re: SpaceX Heavy
« Last post by TomS on Today at 09:37:09 am »
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