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Chinese team test jet engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth within 2 hours’Scientists in China claim to have built a hypersonic jet engine—called "sodramjet"—that can fly at 16 times the speed of sound. This means that an aircraft kitted out with such engines could fly anywhere in the world in two hours, according to the scientists. (interestingengineering.com) More...
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This headline is ridiculous...jet engines don't fly; airplanes do. It as a LONG way from a engine design - no mater how powerful - to a fully functioning aircraft.
Yes, it may be a long way, but you can get there very very fast at Mach 16 :-)
Cannot agree more with you Robert....a long way to go.
I was thinking the same thing.
I suspect the only thing that will come out of this will be a hypersonic missile of some sort.