X-33 air drop model



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English: A en:radio controlled model aircraft, acting as a miniature mothership, carries aloft a model of the en:X-33. en:Dryden Flight Research Center engineer R. Dale Reed began using model drop tests in the early 1960s to test different en:lifting body shapes. This included the first tests of the M2-F1, and later the M2-F2, Hyper III, and en:X-38 designs. The X-33 model is mounted under the Mothership's right boom. After reaching the desired altitude, the X-33 model was released and glided back to a landing.
Date 1998(1998)
Source http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/Gallery/Photo/X-33/HTML/EC98-44814-8.html
Author NASA
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  • 2005-04-23 07:36 Triddle 1800×1232×8 (1596415 bytes) {{PD-NASA}} :NASA photo ID: EC98-44814-8 A radio controlled model aircraft, acting as a miniature mothership, carries aloft a model of the [[X-33]]. Dryden engineer R. Dale Reed began using model drop tests in the early 1960s to test different lifting bo

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