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Other Designations: Auto Landing Pre-Experimental Aircraft. Class: Spaceplane. Nation: Japan. Manufacturer: Kawasaki.

Kawasaki unmanned glider to test technologies for HOPE spaceplane. Wing area 7.57 square metres.


Specification

Total Length: 5.5 m. Maximum Diameter: 1.6 m. Total Mass: 450 kg.



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