Red Rocket Racer

Adapted from the Rocket Racing League, this customized Velocity SE airframe provides a safe and reliable thrill seeking flight experience.

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From a New Perspective

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The Rocket Racer on landing roll-out at Mojave.

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Blazing Across the Sky

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Rocket racing plane at Tulsa International

The prototype Rocket Racer, a modified Velocity SE climbing to 8400 feet on its first "up and away" flight, October 29, 2007 at the Mojave Spaceport.

 
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The first generation rocketplane is a highly reusable and safe rocket vehicle planned to give you the thrill of a rocket ride.

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Xcor/Rocket Racing League Rocket Racer landing after its first flight to altitude at the Mojave Spaceport 

 

Specifications (XL-RG)

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Xcor/Rocket Racing League Rocket Racer on its first flight to altitude at the Mojave Spaceport

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General characteristics of Velocity Aircraft with Rocket Engine

Pilot: One

Passenger: One

Length: 20 ft 0 in (6.10 m)

Wingspan: 31 ft 0 in (9.45 m) rear wing; forewing 13 ft 8 in (4.17 m)

Height: 8 ft 5 in (2.56 m)

Wing area: 102 sq ft (9.5 m2) rear wing.

Empty weight: 1,900 lb (860 kg)

Powerplant: 1 × Rocket engine

Performance

Stall speed: 75 mph (121 km/h, 65 kn)

Duration: 15 min G space limits +9/-7

Take-off run: 1,300 ft (396 m)

Landing run: 1,500 ft (457 m)

 

Rocket Through
the Sky

The Red Rocket Rider spaceplane allows for one flying passenger, along with an experienced pilot.  Designed to take off and land from a standard airport, experience the thrill of flying in a rocketplane.

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Dream more, worry less.  
Give yourself the experience of a rocketplane ride!

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