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What will Orbital ATK replace its TriStar with?

Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:19 pm

What will Orbital ATK replace its TriStar with once it runs out of life? Maybe an A330 or 767?
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Re: What will Orbital ATK replace its TriStar with?

Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:50 pm

Considering the presumably super-low utilisation, it might not need replacing for many years.
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Re: What will Orbital ATK replace its TriStar with?

Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:04 pm

Probably nothing. Pegasus lost its most recent launch contract to SpaceX. Not the brightest future there, esp if they have to find another launch aircraft.

Virgin Galactic is using a 747-400 for their launch vehicle.
 

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