What a sight to see, a 747 split in two. Pity it was not even 18 years old when it was broken up.. It probably had a lot of life still in it.
Proteus on short final for 12R.
(1600px)With the first plane to break the sound barrier at the right upper corner and the Spirit of St.Louis at the left.
One of two former United 747s (N196UA is the other) that will donate parts to create Stratolaunch Systems' aircraft-lauched space transportation system.
Head on view of this ugly thing.....
Departing Cranfield after several days operating throughout the UK as part of the European AQUA Thermodynamic Experiment.
The one and only VisionAire Vantage designed with the assistance of Scale Composites,The aircraft was rolled out from Mojave California facility.Seen here testing in SJU.
She flew over 328k feet in June 2004. First privately - funded aircraft as a display at Smithsonian Museum in the Capital of United States.
Scaled's White Knight is launchplatform for SpaceShip One, the first privately funded spacecraft.
Between all the scrap metal in Mojave, Scaled Composites makes some weird looking futuristic crafts. This is Proteus, a high altitude platform which can carry different types of payloads, mostly u... (more)