Accession Number:

AD1104515

Title:

ARES: Agile Responsiveness Effective Support

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

SCALED COMPOSITES LLC MOJAVE CA MOJAVE United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-26

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

On 26 February 1990, Scaled Composites unveiled its latest prototype at Mojave, California. ARES, named for the Greek god of war, an acronym for Agile Responsive Effective Support, is a new turbofan powered, light attack aircraft. Company test pilots Dough Shane and Mike Melvill flew ARES flights 1 and 2 on Monday, 19 February 1990.

Subject Categories:

  • Attack and Fighter Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE