North American experimental unmanned X-10 aircraft sitting on runway at Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States. It displays conventional tricycle landing gear, canard at nose, and twin tail. It is powered by two Westinghouse J-40 turbojet engines, whose intakes are visible on both sides of the fuselage. Aircraft seen during computer-controlled takeoff roll with fairly steep nose attitude. View of it breaking ground, in about 20 degree nose up attitude, with landing gear still extended. Cloud of dust left on ground behind the aircraft. The X-10 in flight, cleaned up, with gear retracted. A chase plane seen below and behind, briefly. The X-10 coming in for landing with landing gear extended. It touches down in nose high attitude, creating dust trail and slowly lowers to have nose gear contact ground, and a drag chute deployed.
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