Reply to post: Re: Another mighty initial thrust idea

LOHAN ideas..

Poor Coco
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Re: Another mighty initial thrust idea

Not quite, Magnus — you are right, the launcher should be considered free-floating, and the balloon will have negligible effect on the launch dynamics. But there are still plenty of ways in which the effects of the plane and launcher can be adjusted to allow a more positive launch than release at zero airspeed (which has ~0 chance of success).

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