WhiteKnightTwo Makes 2 Solo Flights

WhiteKnightTwo descends as it flies chase for SpaceShipTwo during a drop test on Aug. 11, 2012.
Flight:95
Date:05 Sep 12
Flight Time:3.1 hr
WK2 Pilot:ColmerWK2 CoPilot:Stucky WK2 FTE:Withrow

Objectives:
Virgin Galactic WK2 pilot proficiency
Simulated engine out minimum control speed testing
Communication and radio navigation system performance testing

Results:
Static and dynamic Vmca test points completed at maximum continuous thrust at a build-up altitude. Long range VOR and communication performance successfully verified. ILS guidance and performance verified throughout the localizer coverage pattern.


Flight:94
Date:22 Aug 12
Flight Time:1.3 hr
WK2 Pilot:SieboldWK2 CoPilot:Maisler WK2 FTE:Bassett

Objectives:
Evaluate fuel ejector pump upgrade
Pilot proficiency

Results:
All objectives achieved.