Hypersonic plane passes crucial test
A hypersonic ‘spaceplane’ just passed a crucial test for its precooler component. If and when the jet becomes available for commercial use, it could fly people from London to New York in less than 60 minutes.
A ‘spaceplane’ that flies 25 times faster than the speed of sound has successfully passed a crucial testing milestone.
The hypersonic plane is so fast it could jet from London to New York in less than 60 minutes and transport you from the UK to Australia in four hours.