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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS FeedWhiteKnightTwo to fly today
By James Wynbrandt, EAA AirVenture Today

Photo by Tyson Rininger
WhiteKnightTwo circles the skies above AirVenture before arriving on Monday.

July 28, 2009 - Oshkosh, WisconsinWhiteKnightTwo, launch vehicle for the first civilian space flight system, will take to the air for a demonstration fly-by at 2:30 p.m. today.

The largest composite aircraft ever built, VMS Eve arrived from its base at Scaled Composites in Mojave, California on Monday. The fly-by demonstration will be preceded by a 12:45 p.m. press conference at AeroShell Square where Scaled Composites Chairman Emeritus Burt Rutan and Virgin Galactic's Sir Richard Branson, who are developing the space launch system, will update attendees on the program.


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