Reply to post: Re: Why...

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

Simon Harris Silver badge

Re: Why...

Who knows without knowing what the standard operating procedure is for the craft? It seems rather early to apportion blame on the flight crew - while the video may have shown the co-pilot unlocking the mechanism (first step), it doesn't show him activating it (second step) - maybe it's designed to be capable of flying unlocked without actually activating feathering?

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