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Fraser
2008-Dec-22, 02:40 PM
Virgin Galactic's WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) made its first test flight on Sunday, Dec. 21, a 59min shakedown flight of the twin fuselage aircraft at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. WK2 climbed to a maximum altitude of 16,000ft (4,880m). "It reached an altitude 4,000ft above the original test plan's maximum altitude," said [...]

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