Satellite image shows China’s new experimental aircraft

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What is understood to be China’s new experimental aircraft highlighted in a satellite image. (Internet photo)

 

A satellite image suggests China is developing a new type of experimental unmanned aircraft that can travel at hypersonic speeds in Chengdu, the Sina Military Network based in Beijing reported on Sept. 22. Continue reading

US plans for hypersonic robot spy plane revealed

Lockheed Martin has begun work on a successor to the supersonic Blackbird SR-71 spy plane.

The unmanned SR-72 will use an engine that combines a turbine and a ramjet to reach its top speed of Mach 6 – about 3,600mph (5,800km/h). Continue reading