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Future of Fast Flight?
« on: September 11, 2014, 03:40:52 AM »

                                             

   Future of fast flight?
    In decades to come, supersonic designs could resemble this Japanese concept, which uses a biplane construction to make it quieter and more fuel-efficient. (Tohoku University)

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Re: Future of Fast Flight?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2014, 03:43:08 AM »


                                                   

   The X factor
    The X-43 vehicle still holds the world-airspeed record for an air-breathing, free-flying aircraft clocking up a speed of 7,000mph (10,461 kmh).[ (Getty Images)

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Re: Future of Fast Flight?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2014, 03:46:02 AM »

                                                         

    Around the world in a day?
    No supersonic passenger planes have yet replaced Concorde, though designs and concepts are keeping the dream of ultra-fast airliners arrive. (Nasa/Lockheed Martin)

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Re: Future of Fast Flight?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2014, 05:57:43 AM »
Or perhaps another alternative?

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

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Re: Future of Fast Flight?
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2014, 07:12:13 AM »
Or perhaps another alternative?



Just as there is the bicycle, so is there the EV, Indy Cars and Top Fuel Dragsters.  Same breadth of size, scale and complexity works in the sky as well I imagine.
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