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credit Flight / caption: now we know it was a idle thrust miss setting

Scaled Composites has put a statement on its website about its WhiteKnight Two prototype Virgin Mothership Eve test programme that confirms what Flight has been saying, that the rudder has had to be modified

There are other rather uncharitable comments made by Scaled in the statement but Hyperbola is sure that between the lines of aggressive corporate rhetoric the readers will see that they are getting factually accurate reportage and well informed comment from Flight about this unique aerospace project

Read here Flight’s article about the statement and how it fits in with our coverage of the mothership’s test programme