Monday, February 11, 2008

The new hypersonic plane?

The Guardian reports on a new hypersonic plane project - the A2 - which designers believe could carry 300 passengers at a top speed of more than 3,000mph:

The project is part of an EU drive to push forward the boundaries of air travel. Scientists were asked to find out if it was possible to build a commercial plane that used the sort of technology more closely associated with travel to the edge of space and beyond.

Read article - 'The hypersonic plane designed to reach Australia in under five hours'

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