Alaotra SSTO Mk2
by 9Three
uploaded 2017-03-16
(updated 2021-07-07)
stock ship


  • Type: SPH
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 317
  • Pure Stock
  • KSP: 1.12.0


The Alaotra Spaceplane and the Tsingy Station builder will take you to 80-120 km orbit to build a station of galactic proportions. Complete redesign for heavy lift operations. Rated for 65 Ton to 100Km orbit.

Take off at no more than 6 degree pitch, End of Runway pitch up to 10 degrees and hold until 300 m/s. At 300 m/s increase pitch to 20 and hold until speed begins to decrease. Decrease pitch to 5 degrees and increase speed to 500 m/s. At 500 pitch up to 30 degrees and hold until TWR is .7. At .7 TWR switch to closed cycle on RAPIERS (1 key). This is Mode 1. At WHIPLASH cut out, press 2 key to close intakes. This is Mode 2. Climb until orbit or turn as desired to a direct orbit. Press 3 key to shutdown RAPIERS and toggle AEROSPIKES for orbital maneuvers. This is Mode 3.
Land from atmo interface at no more than 200 m/s vertical speed. Pitch up 24 degrees. At 30km pitch down to 8 degrees. On the ball is 30km altitude 1000-1500 m/s above Mountains west of KSC. After Mountain cross, pitch down -8 to -20 degrees for unpowered descent. At 20-10km altitude, Press 8 to activate body flaps for landing. Maintain throttle for 200 m/s glidescope. Stall speed is 140-160 at 200 m/s with flaps deployed. At touchdown, press ABORT key to activate tail brake, wheel brakes, and drogue.

A stock aircraft called Alaotra SSTO Mk2. Built with 317 of the finest parts, its root part is mk3Cockpit.Shuttle.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.12.0.

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