Rockets Red Glare

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I guess this is one of the first pictures of an aircraft firing rockets!

http://flyingmachines.ru/Images7/Crowood/122-1.jpg

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I guess this is one of the first pictures of an aircraft firing rockets!

Quite dangerous with all that wood and canvas construction. Brave pilot.

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Are those Le Prieur rockets? What type of aircraft is that?

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http://www.sierrafoot.org/x-15/carry_large.jpg

Yes, a piloted missile...for a near space mission...

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Yes, a piloted missile...for a near space mission...

LOL. Yes i know. But as the title is Rockets Red Glare I couldn't resist.

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LOL. Yes i know. But as the title is Rockets Red Glare I couldn't resist.

I agree completely. A great picture for an impressive aircraft....