XCOR Aerospace announced today
that the XCOR EZ-Rocket will participate in the Experimental Aircraft
Association (EAA) “AirVenture Oshkosh 2002” July 23 through 29 at Wittman
Field in Oshkosh, WI. Plans are underway to determine the schedule for flight
demonstrations of the EZ-Rocket. This will be the first public demonstration
of the rocket powered vehicle outside of test flights at the Mojave, CA
facility. When not flying, the EZ-Rocket will be on display at AeroShell

“We are really looking forward to participating at EAA’s Air Venture
2002,” said Jeff Greason, XCOR’s CEO. “This marks EAA’s 50th Anniversary year
and we are pleased to be a part of it. The EZ-Rocket shows there remains a
strong link between general aviation and our continued quest for space
tourism,” said Greason.

Piloting the EZ-Rocket will be test pilot Dick Rutan, LTC, USAF Ret.
Rutan is a decorated combat pilot and is world renowned for the non-stop,
round the world Voyager flight. The EZ-Rocket is America’s first privately
built, liquid fueled, rocket powered airplane and has set major milestones
demonstrating routine operations of a rocket powered vehicle. Sponsorship and
investment packages are now available for the EZ-Rocket.

XCOR Aerospace is a California corporation located in Mojave, California.
The company is in the business of developing and producing safe, reliable and
reusable rocket engines and rocket powered vehicles.