Second SS2 To Incorporate Modified Feather Unlocking System

Credit: NTSB
The NTSB says the fatal inflight breakup of SpaceShipTwo on Oct. 31, 2014, was caused by the co-pilot’s earlier-than-planned unlocking of the feathering tail mechanism, but it faults the vehicle manufacturer, Scaled Composites, for inadequate training and procedures, and it suggests a design...

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