British Airways' Concorde made just under 50,000 flights and flew more than 2.5 million passengers supersonically
over 27 years.
For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically
blown air, removing the need for complex movable flight control surfaces.
The MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically
blown air - removing the need for complex movable flight control surfaces.
Hearing in one conversation that th e country is in need of leapfrogging into the digital era reminded yours truly strongly of an interview at the end of the 1990s when a senior expert at the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform, Raymond Khoury, expressed his conviction that Lebanon would need to "supersonically
leapfrog" in terms of e-government.
Hampton follows in the footsteps of Aces Wild, a 1998 book by former test pilot Al Blackburn, in claiming that George Welch surreptitiously exceeded Mach 1 shortly before Yeager while diving supersonically
in a brand new XP-86.
Those hurdles are partly why we aren't blasting supersonically
to Sydney and back in time for tea today.
The company has "a small team dedicated to researching sonic-boom mitigation and working with the authorities to remove the ban on flying supersonically
over land," Mark Burns, president of Gulfstream Aerospace, told the Royal Aeronautical Society.
In contrast to a detonation, the technique creates a lower pressure wave during deflagration, which is a subsonic combustion propagating through heat transfer; detonation propagates supersonically
615) discuss "perturbation" experiments designed to assess predictability that are instead creating tiny errors that propagate supersonically
across the model grid and grow into spurious weather.
'That means that you're either making compromises for the vehicle to fly sub-sonically and supersonically
, which hurts its performance, or you're modifying the propulsion system...
Magma uses two new technologies - Wing Circulation Control, which takes air from the aircraft engine and blows it supersonically
through the trailing edge of the wing to provide control for the aircraft, and Fluidic Thrust Vectoring, which uses blown air to deflect the exhaust, allowing for the direction of the aircraft to be changed.