Reply to post: Re: Another alternative launch idea

LOHAN ideas..

Poor Coco
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Re: Another alternative launch idea

Dangling the aircraft from a string gives no dynamical stability whatsoever on engine ignition. That means it will immediately try to turn around backwards — but with a rocket engine firing, it will simply tumble at random and probably break the airframe. Launch stability is an absolute requirement, and for that we MUST use the mass of the payload package and the effects of a stabilizer rail.

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