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    dream-chaser-space-plane-free-flight-test.

    Sierra Nevada Corporation's privately built*Dream Chaser space plane*aced a critical test Saturday (Nov. 11) during a successful free-flight over California's Mojave Desert.*
    https://www.space.com/38756-dream-ch...n=20171113-sdc




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q8tGVUnoZg

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    Last edited by MaxQ; 14th November 2017 at 03:42 AM.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
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    Very nice


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    Is there a model of the Dream Chaser available in model rocketry form? Like, a small lifting body glider that sits on top of its booster instead of on the side?

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    "Lock S-foils in attack position....."

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    Quote Originally Posted by jkaechler View Post
    Is there a model of the Dream Chaser available in model rocketry form? Like, a small lifting body glider that sits on top of its booster instead of on the side?
    Crawl 56 posted links to some side mounted parasite gliders...look like fun...I think most of the lifting body/gliders on the top of a booster were scratchbuilt projects...think Burkefj/did a Dynasoar on a Titan...not sure if it was a glider though...

    If Mercsim (Scott T) hasn't done the Dreamchaser...I'll wager no one has.
    He did the X 40.

    Here: It was not atop a booster...dropped off an RC plane with RC control of the X 40
    https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...40A-Spaceplane

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    Last edited by MaxQ; 9th December 2017 at 02:29 AM.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
    The Right Stuff
    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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    Yes, the dynasoar was RC, I believe Scott did the X-40/X-37B as drop gliders, not rocket gliders, I think John Boren did an X-34 RC but not sure he had sucess in his flight...

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    Quote Originally Posted by burkefj View Post
    Yes, the dynasoar was RC, I believe Scott did the X-40/X-37B as drop gliders, not rocket gliders, I think John Boren did an X-34 RC but not sure he had sucess in his flight...
    Couldn't recall if you had the Dynasoar atop a Titan or not....
    Here is one:
    http://www.rocketryforum.com/showthr...dynasoar+titan
    Last edited by MaxQ; 9th December 2017 at 02:31 AM.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
    The Right Stuff
    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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    Yup, it's my avatar

    Quote Originally Posted by MaxQ View Post
    Couldn't recall if you had the Dynasoar atop a Titan or not....
    Here is one:
    http://www.rocketryforum.com/showthr...dynasoar+titan

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    Quote Originally Posted by burkefj View Post
    Yup, it's my avatar
    LOL...I'm blind or you changed your avatar...LOL
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
    The Right Stuff
    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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    Guess I forgot about this one.
    http://www.rocketryforum.com/showthr...-titan-booster

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    Last edited by MaxQ; 9th December 2017 at 03:13 PM.
    We got two categories of pilots around here. We got your prime pilots that get all the hot planes, and we got your pud-knockers who DREAM about getting the hot planes.
    Now what are you two pud-knockers gonna have?... Huh?
    Pancho Barnes-
    The Right Stuff
    http://www.mwavs.com/0053148414/M4RS...udknockers.m4r

    Tripoli #2747

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