Thursday, May 29, 2008

XCOR Rocket Powered Aeroplane

What happens when you put twin 400 lb-thrust LOX-Alcohol rocket engines on the back of a LongEZ? You get EZ-ROCKET, a manned, flying rocket powered airplane that has flown under rocket power 26 times. Developed in house by XCOR Aerospace as a technology demonstrator, it is the pre-cursor to the Rocket Racer planes that are now in development. For more information visit

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