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Data garnered from the use of the experimental Martin X-24A was used in developing the reentry phase of the US Space Shuttle program.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 10/24/2017 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1969
Status
Retired, Out-of-Service
Crew
1
[ 1 Units ] :
Glenn L. Martin Company - USA
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- X-Plane / Developmental
Length:
24.51 ft (7.47 m)
Width:
11.52 ft (3.51 m)
Height:
9.58 ft (2.92 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Martin X-24A production model)
Empty Weight:
6,360 lb (2,885 kg)
MTOW:
11,446 lb (5,192 kg)
(Diff: +5,086lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Martin X-24A production model)
1 x Reaction Motors XLR-11rs rocket engine developing 8,400lbs thrust.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Martin X-24A production model)
Max Speed:
1,036 mph (1,667 kph; 900 kts)
Service Ceiling:
74,127 feet (22,594 m; 14.04 miles)
Max Range:
45 miles (72 km; 39 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Martin X-24A production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
None.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Martin X-24A production model)
X-24A - Base Series Designation
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