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originally posted by: BASSPLYR
a reply to: penroc3
Naw the green lady is a stand alone complex. She takes off on her own. Breaths on her own. Flies on her own. lands on her own. She's eeeeeeh .... somewhere around 171 feet long I would say, a beast. Wicked looking too. Not something you will go "Damn I'm disappointed" if she ever makes it to the light of day for folks like us to see. Every kid and enthusiast is gunna want a poster of her or a die cast model to play with from what I hear.
Gotta give her more credit. She's a bad mamma jamma. Fast, sleek, ..... other things.
originally posted by: penroc3
a reply to: Zaphod58
I need to get a job where part of the uniform is a wizard hat I think.
I hate to bring bob lazar in to this topic but I remember him saying he saw a LARGE aircraft with HUGE boxy ceramic coated jet out puts and it was very very fast.
I wonder if he saw that in real life and some other interesting things and just made the rest up, but maybe he really saw something like what were all talking about here.
when you say air breather, do you mean when its not skipping in and out of the atmosphere? I would assume something that fast would need to take quick trips out side the soup we call a atmosphere.
so it goes up like a normal jet, goes on a low orbital trajectory and when it gets to the point where normal fuel wont work/burn they switch to a boran type fuel that scoots it along the edge and comes back down to air break or do its job then goes back higher for its fast run back home.
just my guess