North American X-15

by   73.1k SimpleFlow  one month ago

Hello everyone!  Hope you enjoy this X-15

I didn't make it go 4000 mph because it is not fun to fly around and it's uncontrollable then so yeah!

Note: take off from air

History:
The North American X-15 was a hypersonic rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as part of the X-plane series of experimental aircraft. The X-15 set speed and altitude records in the 1960s, reaching the edge of outer space and returning with valuable data used in aircraft and spacecraft design. The X-15's official world record for the highest speed ever recorded by a manned, powered aircraft, set in October 1967 when William J. "Pete" Knight flew Mach 6.72 at 102,100 feet (31,120 m), a speed of 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h) which has remained unchallenged as of January 2017.

During the X-15 program, 13 flights by eight pilots met the Air Force spaceflight criterion by exceeding the altitude of 50 miles (80 km), thus qualifying these pilots as being astronauts. The Air Force pilots qualified for astronaut wings immediately, while the civilian pilots were eventually awarded NASA astronaut wings in 2005, 35 years after the last X-15 flight. The only Navy pilot in the X-15 program never took the aircraft above the requisite 50 mile altitude and so as a result, never earned himself astronaut wings.

Ps: not alot of people will read this but the one's who will will know thar my next build will be the b-52A

General Characteristics

  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 26.1ft (7.9m)
  • Length 53.2ft (16.2m)
  • Height 13.1ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight 18,604lbs (8,439kg)
  • Loaded Weight 22,987lbs (10,427kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.586
  • Wing Loading 50.4lbs/ft2 (246.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 456.1ft2 (42.4m2)
  • Drag Points 7576

Parts

  • Number of Parts 262
  • Control Surfaces 8
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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @rubbishcraft
    For what?

    one month ago
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    31.0k rubbishcraft

    Thank u a lot!

    one month ago
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    50.9k MAHADI

    and also you should check out my Astrofighter plane, it's top speed is 7000-10000mph ... but you may also fly it in low speed, 3000-4000mph to have fun in flying...

    one month ago
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    50.9k MAHADI

    now I know, this is the fastest plane till now...

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    6,840 Joco80

    Would you please spotlight my BB? Very few people looked at it... Thanks!

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    192 Delosofy

    @SimpleFlow your welcome!

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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @Delosofy
    Thanks alot!!

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    192 Delosofy

    Your airplane has been featured on my video! Be sure to subscribe to the channel and like the video!

    one month ago
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    When is the best time to upload? @SimpleFlow

    one month ago
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    Okay... not THAT detailed @SimpleFlow

    one month ago
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    3,150 NateK225

    I might have modified it.... and it might have gone 10,000mph....

    one month ago
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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @EliteIndustries1
    That would be around 1500 parts! My tablet can only handle 800

    one month ago
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    I've been inside a b-52, if you can make it with an interior that would be awesome, because it really is cool.

    one month ago
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    1,679 Mrloominati

    It does go 4000+ at about 100 000ft

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    I can't wait to see how the B-52 will turn out!

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    55.1k ForeverPie

    PUT THE X-15 ON DA B-52 LOLOLOLOL

    one month ago
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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @MechWARRIOR57
    Thanks

    one month ago
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    really nice!

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    80.6k Pilotmario

    I think it was an NB-52B "Balls 8" that dropped the plane.

    They call it "Balls 8" because its tail number was "52-008".

    one month ago
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    365 090328

    Ok sorry i forget that

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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @090328
    Ehh
    I don't make modern fighters

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    365 090328

    I just woundering if you can build jas 39 gripen?

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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @090328
    Np

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    365 090328

    Hahaha thanks a lot !

    one month ago
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    73.1k SimpleFlow

    @090328
    Ah yes, that would be Good!

    one month ago
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