Aurora Spy Plane on a Rainy Day at Area 51 - YouTube
May 25, 2011 ... On a wet and slippery runway at Area 51 Pilots working for a mysterious organization known only as "Skunk Works" take the AURORA out for a ...
This New Jet Concept Could Take You From London To New York In 30 Minutes
A Canadian engineer has come up with a new concept for a four-winged scramjet that could carry 75 passengers at speeds of up to Mach 10 - which is 10 times the speed of sound and five times faster tha...
Airbus Patents Mach 4.5 Passenger Jet. Could Fly London To NY In One Hour
The invention concerns an ultra-rapid air vehicle together with a method of aerial locomotion by means of an ultra-rapid air vehicle, where the air vehicle is propelled by a system of motors formed o...
China confirms test of new hypersonic strike vehicle 'Wu-14'
The Chinese Defense Ministry confirmed the fourth test of a hypersonic nuclear delivery vehicle, which the US called an “extreme maneuver,” amid rising tensions between the two powers in the South Chi...
The plane that could fly ANYWHERE in four hours gets a step closer to blast off: European Space Agency backs plans for air breathing experimental rocket
The Skylon air breathing rocket that could power a plane anywhere in the world in four hours and get to space in 15 minutes has moved a step closer to blasting off as a major project review said it wa...
Hypersonic aircraft - US Navy achieves '100 mile' hypersonic railgun test shot
... with unstoppable Mach 5 hypersonic hammerblows, lesser hypersonic cannon might also sweep the skies of pesky, merely-supersonic aircraft and missiles. ...
DARPA Falcon Project - Video 2/2
DARPA computer-animated video of Lockheed Martin Skunk Works' Falcon HTV-3X hyersponic test vehicle.
DARPA Falcon Project - Video 1/2
DARPA computer-animated video of Lockheed Martin Skunk Work's Falcon HTV-3X hypersonic test vehicle.
Scramjet
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Hypersonic
In aerodynamics, a hypersonic speed is one that is highly supersonic. Since the 1970s, the term has generally been assumed to refer to speeds of Mach 5 and above.The precise Mach number at which a cra...
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Scramjet
A scramjet (supersonic combusting ramjet) is a variant of a ramjet airbreathing jet engine in which combustion takes place in supersonic airflow. As in ramjets, a scramjet relies on high vehicle spee...
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Aurora (aircraft)
Aurora was a rumored mid-1980s American reconnaissance aircraft. There is no substantial evidence that it was ever built or flown and it has been termed a myth.The U.S. government has consistently den...
Aurora (aircraft) - Wikipedia
Ayaks
The Ayaks (Russian: АЯКС, meaning also 'Ajax') is a hypersonic aircraft program started in the Soviet Union and currently under development in Russia by the Saint Petersburg Institute for the Hyp...
Ayaks - Wikipedia
Boeing X-51
The Boeing X-51 (also known as X-51 WaveRider) is an unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft for hypersonic (Mach 6, approximately 4,000 miles per hour (6,400 km/h) at altitude) flight testing. ...
Boeing X-51 - Wikipedia
DARPA Falcon Project
The DARPA Falcon Project (Force Application and Launch from CONtinental United States) is a two-part joint project between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the United States A...
DARPA Falcon Project - Wikipedia
HyperSoar
The HyperSoar is a hypersonic aircraft concept designed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory engineer Preston Carter. It would be capable of flying at around Mach 12 (9200 MPH - 14700 km/h),...
LAPCAT
LAPCAT (Long-Term Advanced Propulsion Concepts and Technologies) was a 36-month European FP6 study to examine ways to produce engines for a Mach 4-8 hypersonic speed aircraft. The project ended in Apr...
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NASA X-43
The X-43 was an unmanned experimental hypersonic aircraft with multiple planned scale variations meant to test various aspects of hypersonic flight. It was part of the X-plane series and specifically ...
NASA X-43 - Wikipedia
Reaction engine
A reaction engine is an engine or motor which provides propulsion (thrust) by expelling reaction mass, in accordance with Newton's third law of motion. This law of motion is most commonly paraphrased ...
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Waverider
A WaveRider is a hypersonic aircraft design that improves its supersonic lift-to-drag ratio by using the shock waves being generated by its own flight as a lifting surface, a phenomenon known as compr...
Waverider - Wikipedia
Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2
Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 (HTV-2) is a crewless, experimental rocket glider developed as part of the DARPA Falcon Project capable of flying at 13,000 mph (21,000 km/h). It is testing ...
Hypersonic Technology Vehicle 2 - Wikipedia
This New Jet Concept Could Take You From London To New York In 30 Minutes
A Canadian engineer has come up with a new concept for a four-winged scramjet that could carry 75 passengers at speeds of up to Mach 10 - which is 10 times the speed of sound and five times faster tha...
The plane that could fly ANYWHERE in four hours gets a step closer to blast off: European Space Agency backs plans for air breathing experimental rocket
The Skylon air breathing rocket that could power a plane anywhere in the world in four hours and get to space in 15 minutes has moved a step closer to blasting off as a major project review said it wa...
Simoun (fictional aircraft)
This article details the fictional setting for the anime series Simoun.
Simoun takes place on the planet Daikūriku (大空陸) ("great sky land" or "heaven's shore"). Daikūriku is an Earth-like plan...
Simoun (fictional aircraft) - Wikipedia
Space Shuttle orbiter
The Space Shuttle orbiter was the reusable spaceplane component of the Space Shuttle program. Operated by NASA, the U.S. space agency, this vehicle could carry astronauts and payloads into low Earth o...
Space Shuttle orbiter - Wikipedia
Rockwell X-30
The Rockwell X-30 was an advanced technology demonstrator project for the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), part of a United States project to create a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) spacecraft and pass...
Rockwell X-30 - Wikipedia
Skylon (spacecraft)
Skylon is a design for a single-stage-to-orbit spaceplane by the British company Reaction Engines Limited (REL), using SABRE, a combined-cycle, air-breathing rocket propulsion system, potentially reus...
Skylon (spacecraft) - Wikipedia