US Air Force breaks MagLev speed record

Watch in this incredible footage, the US Air Force 2,000lb sled traveling at 633mph, smashing MagLev speed record.

With the flick of a spark the 846th Test Squadron’s magnetically levitated sled system, or MagLev, broke a world record. Followed by a plume of smoke, the rocket propelled sled zipped down the 2,100 foot track at 633 miles per hour.



Images screenshot from YouTube

Previous record for magnetic levitation was 510 mph.

US Air Force breaks MagLev speed record

source Holloman Air Force Base, YouTube