Successful test flight for hypersonic glider

Successful test flight for hypersonic glider

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The free-flying hypersonic glider is designed to fly at Mach 8

The dream of a flight from London to Sydney in two to four hours came a step closer to reality after the latest iteration of the HiFIRE hypersonic vehicle made another successful experimental flight at the Woomera Test Range in South Australia. The HIFIRE 4 flight was designed to study the design assembly and pre-flight testing of hypersonic vehicles as well as new, complex avionics and control systems.

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July 17, 2017 at 10:30PM

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