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hypersonic

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Airbus patents hypersonic, rocket-powered jetliner (Tomorrow Daily 221)

Khail and Ashley discuss a new patent for a hypersonic jet that could reach speeds up to Mach 4.5, explain why Destiny is removing Peter Dinklage's voiceover work from the entire game and watch a robotic arm do a scientific ribbon dance. #TDHypersonic

By August 5, 2015

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London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.

By August 5, 2015

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Futuristic X-51A fails in hypersonic bid

Trouble with a control fin on the sleek, scramjet-powered aircraft puts an abrupt and early end to the Air Force's attempt at a Mach 6 flight.

By August 15, 2012

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Flying at hypersonic speeds of 3,600 mph

One day we might be able to fly from Los Angeles to New York in 45 minutes. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is developing technology that could make hypersonic flight possible.

August 14, 2012

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Lockheed envisions Mach 6 successor to SR-71 Blackbird

Over at the Skunk Works, aircraft designers are hard at work cooking up a hypersonic scion to the legendary SR-71, the superspeedy recon jet of the Cold War.

By November 1, 2013

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DARPA fires up XS-1 space plane quest

The new XS-1 program wants designs for satellite-toting flying machines that are fast (hypersonic, even), cheap, and reusable -- on a one-day turnaround, no less.

By September 18, 2013

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Hypersonic bomb: One-hour delivery?

The U.S. Army's Advanced Hypersonic Weapon can travel about five times the speed of sound and strike anywhere on Earth in less than an hour.

By November 18, 2011

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X-51A Waverider hits Mach 5.1 in final flight

The accomplishment marks the longest flight for the $300 million X-51A technology demonstration program and, according to the Air Force and Boeing, the longest scramjet-powered hypersonic flight ever.

By May 3, 2013

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Hypersonic Cyclone

A premium PC with a premium price tag, the Hypersonic Cyclone is overkill for most users--but gamers with deep pockets will be swept away.

By March 30, 2003

4 stars Editors' rating March 30, 2003

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Hypersonic Aviator AX6

The huge, 64-bit Hypersonic Aviator AX6 looks stylish, but it can't keep up with the fastest gaming laptops.

By June 22, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 22, 2004

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