FZMB, 27 April Famous quotes containing the word fish: The new design aimed to produce a new reconnaissance aircraft capable of reaching up to Mach 5 at an altitude of , ft 30, m. Examples include small forage fish , such as sardines, herring and anchovies, and other larger pelagic fish , such as salmon, trout, ilish and mackerel The Super Hustler would then disengage from the BB and climb up to 90, feet 27, metres and accelerate to Mach 4. The powered expendable component was 48 feet 9 inches long, with a wingspan of 23 feet 4 inches, and a gross weight of 25, pounds.
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Jersey City, New Jersey. The B also incorporated an unusual feature: Owing to heat generated at Mach 2 cruise, the crew compartment, the wheel wells and electronics bay were pressurized and air conditioned. A memo details the organization and delineation of responsibilities of Project Oxcart. One of the aircraft was an F Starfighter, flown by well-known test pilot Joe Walker.
The original version had been a two-part design, the rear portion being an unmanned booster powered by a pair of ramjets, and the front portion a manned aircraft with a single ramjet. The rearmost fuselage tank was mostly intended as a ballast tank to maintain pitch trim as fuel was expended. Although Convair investigated the possibility of converting the smaller, lighter BA to launch the Fish, it was quickly realised that this was impossible. The design later turned into hardware in the form of the B Hustler. Central Intelligence Agency, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, As the design of the MX evolved, the parasite launch concept was dropped in favor of conventional takeoff and landing aircraft.
It carried both a W39Y multi-megaton nuclear weapon and fuel, with the fuel stored in tanks at both ends to ensure trim. One Convair engineer stated: Air Force Museum Store. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Loss of an engine at high speed could cause the aircraft to yaw drastically and rip itself to pieces.