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Old 05-18-2017, 01:13 PM
Rick M Rick M is offline
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Originally Posted by Jerry Irvine
Do any rocket scientists detect any CG issues here?

3 motors on top, then 2 motors out back, then four motors out back, twice.

A BAR knows more than a Mythbuster.

Just Jerry

I think we can agree the thrust to weight ratio of a 1964 Impala with 11,000 lb thrust for 23 seconds is near transonic.

The last two '67 Impalas had 5 and then 6 motors out the back. They were stacked vertical because they were concerned if one of the outboard motors didn't fire it would send the car sideways. On the last (red) car with 6 motors, the steel bar added to the front was too much causing it to nose dive off the ramp.

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