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Jan 19 2018

Deuce Flight Trial 9

After recovering from dual-engine failure, the Deuce flies again with Captain Jebediah at the controls to perform the last of the planned initial flight trials – full load and engine out performance checks

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Jan 18 2018

Deuce Flight Trial 8

Captain Jebediah takes solo command for some envelope-pushing maneuvers testing to see how the aircraft responds to high G loads and sideways banks. Spoiler alert: not well

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Jan 16 2018

Deuce Flight Trial 7

After a successful return to flight it’s time to pressurize the cabin and see how high the aircraft can fly above 4.5km, which is the point at which the air grows too thin to survive long without oxygen support

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Jan 15 2018

Deuce Flight Trial 6

For the first time in nearly 4 months the Deuce takes to the skies once again to see if improvements in the build process have fixed serious stability issues that plagued the original prototype

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Jan 15 2018

Deuce Ground Trial 5

Captain Jebediah and Commander Valentina climb aboard to give the Deuce another run through its paces on the ground to certify it ready for flight trials

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Jan 12 2018

Deuce Ground Trial 4

After its last accident, the Deuce has been completely rebuilt and is finally ready for trials once again, starting with ground checkouts to ensure all is well before moving into flight testing

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Sep 21 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 5

Captain Jebediah is able to successfully take off in the Deuce after adjustments are made to the elevator controls. While pitch stability is vastly improved, design issues still appear to remain

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Sep 21 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 4

Everyone was excited to see the Deuce take to the skies once again, but unfortunately an oversight during the rebuild did not allow Captain Jebediah to leave the ground on his takeoff attempt

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Sep 18 2017

Deuce Ground Trial 3

After its redesign, the Deuce is ready to get back to flying assuming it can pass the same basic ground trials its been through before, but with both Captain Jebediah & Commander Valentina at the controls

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Aug 17 2017

Deuce Flight Trial 3

Captain Jebediah once again takes the Deuce for a spin to see how adjustments that have been made to the controls affect the pitch handling, and also to further investigate its left-roll tendency

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