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Old April 13th, 2012, 08:06 PM   #11061 (permalink)
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I'll tell you what amazes ME: Stratolaunch from Scaled Composites! This thing is essentially two catamaran 747 fuselages with a cargo pod between them. How in the world this thing will stay aloft with that much weight is beyond me...

Scaled Composites Salvaging 747 for Stratolaunch Mothership | Space Safety Magazine



How would you like to pilot THAT monster, Cap't Ron? Especially with an off-center cockpit?
Rutan is one crazy dude. Admire the he'll out of his designs though, even if they MUST be a stress analysts worst nightmare.
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