The Future of Travel- Supersonic Flight

supersonic jet Spike S-512

Spike Aerospace is working on the design of a new supersonic jet, the Spike S-512! Their team of engineers have just completed Design Phase 1 which includes putting together the initial designs and specifications.

By |February 19, 2014|Aviation|

The future of air travel will be Supersonic

The future of air travel will be Supersonic 1

U.S scientists are testing different shaped planes in wind tunnels that travels at supersonic speeds without the sonic boom.   Image © Science Uncovered

By |January 25, 2014|Aviation|

Supersonic Spike Aerospace S-512

Supersonic Spike Aerospace S-512 (1)

Spike S-512, a supersonic personal jet, designed by Spike Aerospace, founded by a small group of passionate engineers.

By |December 30, 2013|Aviation|

Multi-Angle supersonic jump of Felix Baumgartner

Multi-Angle supersonic jump of Felix Baumgartner 2

Watch and hear the sound of the jump of Felix Baumgartner, through his eyes and other angles, from the Red Bull Stratos balloon at 127,850 feet, reaching a top supersonic speed of Mach 1.25.

By |October 17, 2013|Aviation|

Schlieren Imaging of Supersonic Shockwaves

Schlieren Imaging of Supersonic Shockwaves

Elusive schlieren images of supersonic shockwaves emanating from two NASA’s aircrafts F-15 and F/A-18, flying at supersonic speeds, captured during recent pilot proficiency flights.    Have a look at the video…

By |September 24, 2013|Aviation|

First Supersonic Drone ready for its Maiden Flight

First Supersonic Drone ready for its Maiden Flight

“Taranis” the first Supersonic Drone, is about to flying in a remote part of Australia which was once the site of nuclear tests.

By |June 20, 2013|Aviation|

Japan’s quiet supersonic airplane

Japan's quiet supersonic airplane

This prototype of quiet supersonic airplane developed by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, will travel very quietly at speeds that exceed the sound.

Testing Supersonic Sound

Testing Supersonic Sound in Twin Rectangular Jet model

The Twin Rectangular Jet model, installed on the Nozzle Acoustic Test Rig in the Aeroacoustic Propulsion Laboratory at NASA‘s Glenn Research Center. It’s being tested to determine the acoustic impact of engine configurations on low sonic boom plane for the High Speed Project of the Fundamental Aeronautics Program. Image © NASA/Bridget R. Caswell

Rolls-Royce backs Bloodhound

Rolls-Royce backs Bloodhound (6)

Rolls-Royce will support the Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record attempt project. The British company will give its EJ200 jet engine that powers the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet.

By |May 20, 2013|Vehicles|

Boeing’s Supersonic aircraft model

Boeing's Supersonic aircraft model

A scale model of a future concept supersonic aircraft built by The Boeing Company, in the sidewall of the 8 by 6-foot supersonic wind tunnel at NASA’s Glenn Research Center.    Image © NASA/Quentin Schwinn

By |April 26, 2013|Aviation|
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