Boeing X-51

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Experimental Air Force aircraft goes hypersonic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An experimental unmanned aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force went hypersonic during a recent test off the Southern California coast, flying at more than five times the speed of sound. […]

05/03/2013

Unmanned US military hypersonic craft failed

(AP) – An unmanned experimental aircraft failed during an attempt to fly at six times the speed of sound in the latest setback for hypersonic flight. The X-51A Waverider was designed to reach Mach 6, […]

08/15/2012

Aircraft shoots for 3,600 mph for 300 seconds

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – The Air Force plans a key test of an experimental aircraft designed to fly at six times the speed of sound, or about 3,600 mph. The Los Angeles […]

08/14/2012

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