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Virgin 'spaceship' pilot 'unlocked tailbooms' going through sound barrier

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Re: Why...

You've entirely missed the point. I did not ask why he attempted the flight, but why he deployed the feathering mechanism extremely early. In fact he did break a rule, something test pilots sometimes have to do. The feathering mechanism is not supposed to be deployed until Mach 1.4 is reached.

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