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Burt Rutan (04:59)


Burt Rutan is an aerospace engineering, who designs energy-efficient airplanes. He has designed more than 40 manned aircrafts. He was a test pilot at Edwards Air Force Base in the 1960s.

Rutan Aircraft Factory (08:16)

Rutan started his own aeronautical company after leaving the Air Force. He started creating unconventional designed airplanes and selling designs to home builders.

Flight Records (04:01)

Rutan built the Voyager for his brother and his girlfriend to fly around the world without refueling. The plane was incredibly heavy and needed a long take off area.

Aerospace Innovation (05:50)

In 1983, Rutan started Scaled Composites and started making aircrafts out of composites. He says innovation has been slow in the aerospace industry. He hopes to develop the space tourism industry.

Credits: Masters of Technology: Episode 3 - Burt Rutan (00:57)

Credits: Masters of Technology: Episode 3 - Burt Rutan

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Episode 3: Burt Rutan (Masters of Technology)

Part of the Series : Masters of Technology
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Broadcaster Evan Soloman sits down with aerospace engineer Burt Rutan, who designs innovative aircrafts with lightweight materials.

Length: 27 minutes

Item#: BVL151100

Copyright date: ©2002

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