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Rutan Proteus photo collection

NASA has nice photo collection. If you like the looks of the Proteus (in my opinion it is one of the most beautiful aircraft ever done), have a look:
http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/gallery/photo/Proteus/index.html

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SpaceShipTwo unveiled

Here is a great article with pictures and video:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8400353.stm

Awesomely pretty machine. I would like to fly that thing (as a pilot rather than passenger).

Grizzly

I was one day looking for information about Rutan’s Grizzly, a three surface STOL bush plane which doesn’t look at all like the Piper Cub. Today, I found a related patent, how Burt Rutan managed to implement fowler flaps without external supports which create drag on cruise.

You can read it here: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4614320.html?query=PN%2F4614320+OR+4614320&stemming=on

>Grizzly

>I was one day looking for information about Rutan’s Grizzly, a three surface STOL bush plane which doesn’t look at all like the Piper Cub. Today, I found a related patent, how Burt Rutan managed to implement fowler flaps without external supports which create drag on cruise.

You can read it here: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4614320.html?query=PN%2F4614320+OR+4614320&stemming=on