Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
13 April 2019
Origin: United States of America
Scaled Composites, LLC
Parent System: Stratolaunch
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2025
Maiden Flight: 13 April 2019
Total Production: ?
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Description: The Startolaunch is a twin-body transport aircraft developed by Scaled Composites to carry space rockets to high altitudes at the stratosphere for its launch from there. The twin-body 117-meter wide aircraft is powered by six General Electric Genx 2B engines powering the Boeing 747 airliner. The Stratolaunch aircraft performed its maiden flight on April 13, 2019. The aircraft is expected to achieve operational capability in the early 2020s carrying the Pegasus XL space rocket from Northrop Grumman Orbital-ATK.
Number of Engines: 6
Wingspan: 117 meter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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