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Rutan "Variviggen" Rutan "Variviggen"

1972

Two-seat delta wing canard with a pusher propeller. The first prototype flew in June 1972. ...

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Burt Rutan set up the Rutan Aircraft Factory in 1974 and set about radically altering ...

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Rutan VariEze

1975

Rutan VariEze

Rutan Model 40/74 "Defiant" Rutan Model 40/74 "Defiant"

1978

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The Quickie Aircraft Corporation was founded in Mojave, California in 1978 to market the Quickie ...

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Rutan "Quickie"

1978

Rutan "Quickie"

Rutan Model 61 LongEZ Rutan Model 61 LongEZ

1979

The Rutan Model 61 Long-EZ is a homebuilt aircraft with a canard layout designed by ...

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By the early 1980s there were few aviation records that had not been already set ...

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Scaled Composites "Voyager"

1986

Scaled Composites "Voyager"

Scaled Composites ATTT Scaled Composites ATTT

1987

The Model 133-4.62 Advanced Technology Tactical Transport (ATTT) proof-of-concept demonstrator is a 62% scaled version ...

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The all-composite Triumph, pressurized 8-seat corporate aircraft, performed its first flight on July 12, 1988 ...

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Scaled Composites Model 143 "Triumph"

1988

Scaled Composites Model 143 "Triumph"

Rutan Model 81 "Catbird" Rutan Model 81 "Catbird"

1988

The Model 81 was a project of an all-composite five-seat piston-engined lightplane designed for Beechcraft's ...

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The ARES first flew on February 19, 1990. Only one prototype built.

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Scaled Composites Model 151 ARES

1990

Scaled Composites Model 151 ARES

VisionAire / Scaled Composites "Vantage" VisionAire / Scaled Composites "Vantage"

1996

The first prototype flew on November 16, 1996.

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The first prototype flew in 1996.

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Scaled Composites Model 202 "Boomerang"

1996

Scaled Composites Model 202 "Boomerang"

Scaled Composites "V-Jet II" Scaled Composites "V-Jet II"

1997

The first prototype flew in 1997.

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Twin turbofan high altitude multi mission high altitude aircraft capable of autonomous flight or flying ...

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Scaled Composites "Proteus"

1998

Scaled Composites "Proteus"

Scaled Composites X-38 Scaled Composites X-38

1998

The X-38 is a technology demonstrator for the proposed Crew Return Vehicle, which is designed ...

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The A500 was developed from the M-309 CarbonAero technology demonstrator designed by Burt Rutan ...

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Scaled Composites M-309 CarbonAero

2000

Scaled Composites M-309 CarbonAero

Scaled Composites Model 318 White Knight Scaled Composites Model 318 White Knight

2002

The Scaled Composites Model 318 White Knight is a jet-powered carrier aircraft used to launch ...

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The Scaled Composites Model 311 Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer is an aircraft designed by Burt Rutan ...

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Scaled Composites Virgin Global Flyer

2004

Scaled Composites Virgin Global Flyer

Scaled Composites Model 316 SpaceShipOne Scaled Composites Model 316 SpaceShipOne

2004

Scaled Composites Model 316 SpaceShipOne completed the first privately funded human spaceflight on June 21, ...

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