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SR-72 – the Hypersonic Spy Plane is Coming

SR-72 – the Hypersonic Spy Plane is Coming

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin recently announced plans to developed the SR72 – a hypersonic unmanned aircraft that would be the successor to the famous SR71 BlackBird long-range reconnaissance aircraft developed in the 1960’s. The new aircraft will be able to ...

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Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Concorde’s Successor will have a Double Wing?

Conceptual drawing of a supersonic biplane.(Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT News based on an original drawing courtesy of Obayashi laboratory, Tohoku University) Almost a decade after the only supersonic passenger airliner retired from active service, a group of researchers at MIT stumbled ...

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