WhiteKnightTwo Damaged In Mojave Gear Collapse

By Guy Norris guy_norris@aviationweek.com

The Virgin Galactic WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) mothership was damaged Aug. 19 when its left main landing gear collapsed on the runway at Mojave, Calif.

Fortunately for the test effort, the Scaled Composites-designed SpaceShipTwo (SS2) was not suspended beneath the WK2 at the time. Scaled says WK2 was on its 37th test flight when the gear collapsed, though no information has ...

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