SS2

RUTAN Space Ship Two

Aircraft
Name
Space Ship Two
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
WTC
M
Engine Count
Single
Manufacturered as
RUTAN 339 Space Ship Two
RUTAN Space Ship Two
SCALED Space Ship Two
SCALED 339 Space Ship Two

SS2

Sub-orbital 'rocket' plane [N339SS].

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
8.30 m
Length (metric)
18.30 m
Height (metric)
5.50 m
Powerplant

1 x RocketMotorTwo liquid/solid hybrid rocket engine

Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
9740 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
n/a
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
3610
Range
n/a
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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