SpaceShipTwo glide flight report

Lots more details about the SpaceShipTwo glide flight, particularly from test pilot Peter Siebold: [Test Pilot Describes First Glide Flight Of SpaceShipTwo – Autopia/Wired.com][1].

For example,

> Because of a recent landing gear issue with Eve that is still being resolved, the Scaled team elected to fly the mother ship with the gear down and locked throughout the entire flight. This limited the release height to 45,000 feet, the approximate ceiling of the aircraft in the gear down configuration at the weight flown on Sunday.

[1]: http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/10/test-pilot-describes-first-glide-flight-of-spaceshiptwo/

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