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waverider

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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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Legacy B-52 to launch futuristic WaveRider

X-51A WaveRider scheduled to be dropped over Pacific Ocean in December inaugural test flight.

By August 14, 2009

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Going hypersonic with the X-51A Waverider (images)

On Tuesday the Air Force plans to launch a scramjet-powered test vehicle that could hit Mach 6 en route to a new generation of spacecraft and missiles.

10 Images By May 24, 2010

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X-51A races to hypersonic record

The Air Force's experimental, scramjet-powered Waverider makes a short but historic flight in a test range over the Pacific Ocean.

By May 26, 2010