Torquemada short
by gilflo
uploaded 2015-09-25
mod spaceplane
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A mod aircraft called Torquemada short. Built with 117 of the finest parts, its root part is mk4cockpit-1.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.0.4.

MK IV cargo that launch at least a 30T cargo in a 100km Kerbin orbit.

Designed to launch AESV LG, which is my explorer/science and rover/lander

No oxy needed with the use of powerfull OPT engines.

Balanced fuel before take off. Take off speed 130m/s and VS 20m/s then increase to reach 180m/s at 8 km. Build speed at 12km with VS 100 to reach Mach 4.8 around 20km increasing VS to 300

At 30km light on Nuclear and keep on OPT until they cut off around 40km, then switch off all air intakes.

Re entry on prograde and force 0 inclination. Keep on until 12 km. There is a super underskin network with numerous Radial heatsinks that provide a very good heat management.

Album here:

Re entry and landing

Unloading AESV from hold:

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  • Adjustable Landing Gear
  • Atomic Age
  • B9 Aerospace Procedural Parts
  • KW Rocketry
  • Mark IV Spaceplane System
  • MechJeb 2
  • Mk2 Stock-a-like Expansion
  • OPT Space Plane Parts
  • Protractor
  • Squad (stock)
  • TweakScale - Rescale Everything!
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  • Type: SPH
  • Class: spaceplane
  • Part Count: 117
  • Mods: 11
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