Scaled Composites is poised to resume captive carry flight tests of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) with the successful return to flight of the WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) launch aircraft following its Aug. 19 undercarriage collapse incident. The unconventional four-engine mothership resumed flight tests at Mojave, Calif., on Sept. 13 following repairs to the left vertical tail and modifications to the main landing gear. The undercarriage was beefed up with what senior Scaled management ...

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