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Black Horse AV
Part of Black Colt AV Family
Black Horse
Black Horse
Credit: © Mark Wade
H2O2/Kerosene propellant rocket stage. Winged, single stage to orbit launch vehicle using aerial refueling and lower performance, non-cryogenic propellants. Takes off from runway at 48,452 lbs gross weight; rendezvous with tanker to load 146,870 lbs oxidizer; then flies to orbit.

AKA: Black Horse. Status: Study 1993. Thrust: 443.19 kN (99,633 lbf). Gross mass: 83,560 kg (184,210 lb). Unfuelled mass: 6,883 kg (15,174 lb). Specific impulse: 335 s. Burn time: 560 s. Height: 57.50 m (188.60 ft). Diameter: 6.30 m (20.60 ft). Span: 39.50 m (129.50 ft).

No Engines: 7. Release conditions: 800 kph at 8.5 km.



Country: USA. Engines: JP-5/H2O2. Launch Vehicles: Black Horse. Propellants: H2O2/Kerosene.

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