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NASA ER-2 "Dryden"

18.0k RandomUser09  3 months ago

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I have seen that there is only 1 "Dryden" in Simple Planes which is BogdanX's, So why not another one!


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History

The ER-2 operates at altitudes between 20,000 feet and 70,000 feet. Depending on aircraft weight, the ER-2 reaches a cruise altitude of 65,000 feet within 20 minutes. Typical cruise speed is 410 knots. The range for a normal eight-hour mission is 3,000 nautical miles, which yields about seven hours of data collection at high altitude. The aircraft is capable of longer missions in excess of 10 hours and ranges in excess of 6,000 nautical miles. The ER-2 can carry a maximum payload of 2,600 pounds (1,179 kilograms) distributed in the equipment bay, nose area and wing pods.

ER-2s bearing tail numbers 806 and 809 are used as airborne science platforms by NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. The aircraft are platforms for a variety of high-altitude science missions flown over various parts of the world. They are also used for earth science and atmospheric sensor research and development, satellite calibration and data validation. The ER-2s are capable of carrying a maximum payload of 2,600 pounds of experiments in a nose bay, the main equipment bay behind the cockpit, two wing-mounted superpods and small underbody and trailing edges.

ER-2 missions last about six hours with ranges of about 2,200 nautical miles. The aircraft typically fly at altitudes above 65,000 feet.

November 19, 1998, an ER-2 set a world record for medium weight aircraft reaching an altitude of 68,700 feet. The aircraft is 63 feet long, with a wingspan of 104 feet. The top of the vertical tail is 16 feet above ground when the aircraft is on the bicycle-type landing gear. Cruising speeds are 410 knots, or 467 miles per hour, at altitude. A single General Electric F-118 turbofan engine rated at 17,000 pounds thrust powers the ER-2.


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AG 1: To detach the side wheels.


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Literally 131 parts 😤


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General Characteristics

  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 139.8ft (42.6m)
  • Length 87.7ft (26.7m)
  • Height 31.0ft (9.4m)
  • Empty Weight 26,276lbs (11,918kg)
  • Loaded Weight 27,765lbs (12,594kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.214
  • Wing Loading 16.0lbs/ft2 (78.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,737.0ft2 (161.4m2)
  • Drag Points 17247

Parts

  • Number of Parts 131
  • Control Surfaces 11
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    18.0k RandomUser09

    @Embo @Sovetskysoyus @DJ2keroni

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    18.0k RandomUser09

    @Kennnnnnnnnnnnnnnnneth I was also mad about points but now I am not.

    3 months ago
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    Hey man, thanks for putting me on your bio! Btw I was being sarcastic about the upvotes and point thing, hopefully you’re not getting mad...

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    30.0k tsampoy

    Nice!

    3 months ago
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    It is a retired U-2 with modifications it has the same body as a u-2 spy plane single jet engine 2 fuel tanks on the wings single seat same just painted Lockheed Martin probably donated a retired u-2 to NASA,and Lockheed martin and NASA Work together.

    3 months ago
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    18.0k RandomUser09

    @ltvgamer it's actually a Dryden. It is operated by NASA.

    3 months ago
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    That is a U-2 with a different paint job

    3 months ago
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    18.0k RandomUser09

    @Falkenwut.

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    18.0k RandomUser09

    26 Download and only 2 upvote. Ain't fair.

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