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

News of hypersonic drone could be Xi’s ‘gift’ to Obama: Duowei

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China’s new hypersonic drone could be similar to the US SR-71 “Blackbird.” (Internet photo)

 

Reports that China could be developing a new hypersonic aircraft could be Xi Jinping’s “big present” to Barack Obama during the Chinese president’s first full state visit to the United States this week, says Duowei News, a US-based Chinese political news outlet.

On Friday, a report surfaced claiming that the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) had completed a successful test flight of an unspecified new aircraft, adding that it was a breakthrough in hypersonic aircraft technology. Continue reading