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"Boom and Zoom: The History of the NF-104A AST"
John Terry White

It's apparent the J Terry White is defending ? vs Chuck Yeager

"The roll rockets were designed for a maximum thrust of 40 pounds and the pitch and yaw rockets for a maximum thrust of 113 lbs, at an altitude of 200,000 feet."

Jarvis, Calvin R.; Lock, Wilton P. (1965). Operational Experience With the X-15 Reaction Control and Reaction Augmentation Systems. NASA. OCLC 703664750. TN D-2864.

Simulated Spaceflight with the Iron Cross - YouTube
This would make a great carnival ride. At least if you can't have this:

"(he [Armstong] noted the speed, range, and altitude covered by the LM during its descent was similar to that of an X-15 flight).1" Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight - David A. Mindell - Google Books,+range,+an...

One thing I like about the X-15 is that it's a 10 minute flight -15